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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Saturday, 25-Jan

Northland, Bay of Plenty, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine, apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers about the ranges today.

Remainder of the North Island

Mainly fine, but areas of low cloud in the evening and night.

Nelson and Marlborough

Fine, with some variable high cloud later tomorrow.

Buller to Fiordland

Mainly fine at first. Rain developing in Fiordland this evening, then slowly spreading north tomorrow. Some heavy falls possible in Fiordland in the morning.

Canterbury

Fine today. Some high cloud tomorrow with northeasterlies. Low cloud and southerlies from tomorrow night.

Otago and Southland

Fine today. Scattered showers tomorrow, clearing Southland in the afternoon. Chatham Islands

Outlook for following three days

Sunday

North Island, areas of morning low cloud or fog, otherwise mainly fine. South Island, cloudy periods in the west with a few showers for Westland. Mainly fine elsewhere but low cloud about the east coast.

Monday

North Island, areas of morning low cloud or fog, then mainly fine. However, isolated afternoon showers about the ranges. South Island, a few showers in the west and south, mainly fine elsewhere but low cloud about the east coast.

Tuesday

North Island, cloudy periods in the west with isolated showers north of Taihape, fine in the east. South Island, rain with heavy falls spreading north in the west, then easing in Fiordland. Scattered rain in the south and southern Canterbury. High cloud elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Low cloud with drizzle at times. Northerlies developing on Monday.

Issued: 11:03am Friday 24 Jan 2020