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National Short Range Summary
Fine, apart from isolated showers.
Auckland to Waitomo, including Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty and Taupo
Mainly fine. Areas of morning fog, and the odd shower from afternoon.
Taranaki to Wellington, including Taumarunui and Taihape
Mainly fine, but isolated showers about Taranaki, Kapiti and Wellington. Rain developing everywhere tonight, heavy about the Tararua Range.
Gisborne to Wairarapa
A fine morning, but cloud increasing this afternoon, and rain tonight about Wairarapa.
Nelson and Western Marlborough
Rain setting in this morning, then clearing this evening.
The remainder of Marlborough to Southland
Patchy rain, clearing from the south this afternoon. Gale west to northwesterlies for a time, possibly severe.
Buller to Fiordland
Rain with heavy falls, easing to the odd shower this afternoon. However, rain returning to Fiordland tonight.
National Long Range Forecast to 30 April
North Island, rain for most places, heavy falls possible north of Tararua Range. South Island, rain in the west, scattered falls in the north and south, but remaining dry across Canterbury and Otago.
North Island, periods of rain, heavy falls possible at first north of Taranaki to Gisborne, then easing to showers there. South Island, rain or showers with snow possibly lowering to 600 metres, clearing in the west and south.
North Island, rain or showers, with heavy falls in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay, clearing in the west and south. South Island, remaining showers clearing from Canterbury and Marlborough,fine with morning frosts elsewhere.
A few showers on Saturday with a brief change to southwesterlies.Rain developing on Sunday with heavy falls possible, and strong northerlies changing to gale southerlies. Rain clearing on Monday and gale southerlies gradually easing.
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