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16°C12°C

Cloudy. Rain about the eastern hills, spreading elsewhere at times. Easterly breezes.

20°C13°C

Scattered showers, clearing in the evening. Light winds but southerlies developing for a time in the afternoon.

20°C10°C

A mainly fine day with northerlies. Becoming cloudy with showers in the evening as winds change strong southerly.

In other regions:

wellington

16°C12°C

Cloudy. Rain about the eastern hills, spreading elsewhere at times. Easterly breezes.

auckland

24°C16°C

Showers, some heavy with squally thunderstorms and downpours. Longer fine breaks this evening. Strong, gusty northerlies.

christchurch

17°C12°C

Mostly cloudy with drizzle at times. Fresh northeasterlies.

dunedin

18°C12°C

Fine. Northeasterlies, fresh at times.

tauranga

22°C16°C

Showers, some heavy with possible thunderstorms. Fine breaks increasing this evening. Gusty northeasterlies.

hamilton

23°C15°C

Showers, some heavy with squally thunderstorms and downpours. Longer fine breaks this evening. Northeasterly winds.

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National Short-Range Forecast

Significant Weather Statement

A low and associated fronts approaching from the Tasman Sea affects the North Island and upper South Island. Warnings and watches are in force for heavy rain.

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

Periods of rain, with heavy falls and squally thunderstorms possible, easing from the north and west this afternoon and evening.

The remainder of the North Island

Rain, with heavy falls possible, easing tonight.

Buller, Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury and North Otago

Patchy rain, more widespread in Nelson and Marlborough with some heavy falls there.

Westland, Fiordland, The remainder of Otago, and Southland

Fine, apart from areas of morning cloud.

Chatham Islands

Mainly fine.

Moon Phases:

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National Long-Range Forecast

Friday

North Island: Isolated early showers in the west. Late showers in the southwest and Wairarapa and Hawke's Bay. Otherwise mainly fine. South Island: A period of rain or showers spreading north for most with a strong southwest change.

Saturday

North Island: Early showers in the south and east. Otherwise fine, apart from morning and evening cloud. South Island: Mainly fine with increasing high cloud. Late rain in the west, scattered falls for Otago and Southland.

Sunday

North Island: Becoming cloudy, with rain developing south of Auckland, possibly heavy in the west. South Island: Rain in the west, heavy at first, clearing. Scattered rain elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Periods of rain on Friday with strong northeasterlies, changing to occasional showers early Saturday with a strong southwest change. A period of rain on Sunday, with winds turning northerly.

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