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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Sunday, 29-Jan

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Occasional showers, some heavy, with possible thunderstorms, especially tomorrow.

The remainder of the North Island

Rain, with some heavy falls, easing in Waikato and Waitomo this evening. A risk of thunderstorms about and north of Hawke's Bay to Taranaki today, but for most areas tomorrow. Southerly gales in Kapiti and Wellington, easing overnight.

Nelson, Buller and Marlborough

Mainly fine, but showers about the Kaikoura Coast and Ranges until afternoon. Scattered rain developing from this evening. Southerly gales about the Marlborough Sounds, easing overnight.

Canterbury and North Otago

Mainly fine. Isolated showers inland until tonight. Some rain for Christchurch tomorrow morning.

The remainder of Otago, also Westland, Fiordland and Southland

Fine. Rain developing north of the Glaciers tomorrow evening.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods.

Outlook for following three days


North Island: Rain for most, possibly heavy in Coromandel, Auckland and Northland. Isolated showers in Gisborne and Hawke's Bay, mainly inland.
South Island: Showers for most, some possibly heavy in the afternoon and evening. Mainly fine in Southland and parts of Otago.


North Island: Rain, possibly heavy in the north. Scattered rain or showers elsewhere.
South Island: Rain in the north and west. Cloud increasing elsewhere.


North Island: Rain, possibly heavy in the north. Scattered rain elsewhere.
South Island: Rain in the north and west. Cloudy with a few showers elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Partly cloudy with one or two showers and northerly winds.

Issued: 1:44pm Saturday 28 Jan 2023