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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Sunday, 21-Jul

Northland, Auckland

Isolated showers becoming widespread tomorrow, some heavy with possibly thunderstorms.

Waikato to Taranaki across Taupo and Bay of Plenty, including Coromandel

Rain easing to isolated showers this afternoon. Showers becoming widespread tomorrow, some possibly heavy.

Gisborne to Wairarapa, also Wellington

Rain, with heavy falls in Gisborne, clearing after dark. Scattered showers developing later tomorrow, and turning to rain about Central Hawke's Bay.

Whanganui to Kapiti Coast

Rain, easing to isolated showers this afternoon or evening, then turning to rain later tomorrow.

Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury

Scattered rain clearing this afternoon. Becoming cloudy later tomorrow and scattered showers developing.

Buller to Fiordland

Scattered showers clearing overnight. Fine spells tomorrow, scattered showers developing in Buller late.

Otago, Southland

Mainly fine with areas of cloud. Scattered showers developing tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Rain, with easterly gales overnight tonight.

Outlook for following three days


North Island: Widespread showers.
South Island: Showers about the north Canterbury to Marlborough. A few showers farther south and about Nelson to Buller, all easing. Partly cloudy otherwise.


North Island: A few showers for regions in the south, east and about Northland, all easing. Fine elsewhere.
South Island: Fine, apart from a few showers about western Fiordland.


North Island: Isolated showers developing in the west from Taranaki to Northland. Fine elsewhere.
South Island: Mostly cloudy with showers in the west and along the south coast, fine in the east.

Chatham Islands

Periods of rain throughout. Strong westerlies on Monday, changing strong southwest on Tuesday, rising to southwest gale at times late Tuesday through Wednesday.

Issued: 11:11am Saturday 20 Jul 2024