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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Saturday, 03-Dec

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Areas of morning cloud, then fine, apart from some afternoon and evening showers.

Waikato to Kapiti Coast

Mainly fine, apart from some morning cloud.

Gisborne to Wairarapa and Wellington

Cloudy periods. Showers in Gisborne, retreating to the ranges this afternoon.

Nelson and Marlborough

Cloudy periods and a few showers, retreating to the ranges this afternoon.

Buller and Westland

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


Areas of cloud and some showers about the Banks Peninsula. Long fine spells this afternoon, but showers lingering about the Banks Peninsula.

Otago, Southland and Fiordland

Partly cloudy with a few showers about the southern coast.

Chatham Islands


Outlook for following three days


North Island: Mainly fine, but isolated showers for Northland.
South Island: Rain about Fiordland, Southland and Clutha. Isolated showers for Dunedin and North Otago. Mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island: Partly cloudy, with isolated showers in the west in the morning and afternoon. Mainly fine in the east, apart from some afternoon showers for Wairarapa.
South Island: Rain in the west and south. Partly cloudy elsewhere with isolated showers for Dunedin, North Otago and Canterbury.


North Island: Mostly cloudy, with isolated showers for most, except for Bay of Plenty, Rotorua, and Taupo.
South Island: Rain clearing in the west and south. Becoming cloudy elsewhere with showers developing.

Chatham Islands

Occasional showers and strong southwesterlies, easing on Monday. Partly cloudy on Tuesday with showers returning and westerlies turning southerly.

Issued: 6:37am Saturday 3 Dec 2022