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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Thursday, 02-Jul

From Northland to Manawatu, including Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Cloudy periods at first, with a few showers in the west from Northland to Taranaki, but mainly fine tomorrow apart from the odd shower in Taranaki.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Cloud increasing this evening, with a few light showers possible south of Napier. Becoming fine tomorrow.

Kapiti and Wellington

Fine at first, but becoming cloudier tomorrow with the odd shower possible.

Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury

Cloud about Canterbury and coastal Marlborough this evening, otherwise fine.


A few showers turning to rain tomorrow evening.

Westland and Fiordland

Rain developing in Fiordland this evening and in Westland tomorrow, with some heavy and possibly thundery falls .

Southland and Otago

Fine. High cloud tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Showers clearing early tomorrow, but returning in the evening.

Outlook for following three days


North Island, Rain spreading to most places, with heavy falls in western areas. South Island, rain, with heavy falls in the north and west, clearing, but easing to showers in the south. Snow to 600 metres in Fiordland.


North Island, rain or showers in most places, with heavy falls in Bay of Plenty. South Island, Rain or showers in the west and south, fine with high cloud elsewhere.


North Island, showers easing in the north, rain or showers clearing elsewhere. South Island, rain or showers in the west and far south, few spots of rain in the east, and fine in the north.

Chatham Islands

Strong northwesterlies on Friday with rain developing later. Rain on Saturday, and northwesterlies possibly rising to gale.Rain easing on Sunday, and winds turning strong westerly.

Issued: 06:01pm Wednesday, 01-Jul-2015