Issued by Weather Workshop on Wednesday, August 11, 1999 at 4.30am
Now the All Districts forecast from Weather Workshop:
The Situation: A high lies over the Chatham Islands. A front in the Tasman Sea should move onto the South Island later
today. A north to northwest flow runs ahead of the front.
And now the forecast to midnight tonight:
NORTHLAND, AUCKLAND and COROMANDEL PENINSULA: A mix of cloud and fine breaks with a few showers becoming more widespread
towards evening. Northerly winds.
WAIKATO, WAITOMO, TAUMARANUI, TAIHAPE, BAY of PLENTY/ROTORUA and TAUPO: Fine at first but cloud increasing in western
areas during the day and showers developing there towards evening. Remaining mostly dry in Bay of Plenty. Northerly
TARANAKI, WANGANUI and MANAWATU: Cloud increasing with a few showers developing from afternoon. North to northwest
WELLINGTON: Fine at first. Cloud increasing later with a few showers to the northern suburbs. Northerlies becoming
GISBORNE, HAWKES BAY and WAIRARAPA: Mainly fine but high cloud increasing about Wairarapa late in the day. North to
northwest winds developing.
NELSON: High cloud thickening with rain developing about the western ranges and a few falls spreading further east
later. Northerly winds.
BULLER, WESTLAND and FIORDLAND: Rain becoming widespread today with heavy falls likely. Northeast winds.
MARLBOROUGH, CANTERBURY and OTAGO: high cloud increasing today with rain developing about the alps and a few falls
spreading further east in South Canterbury and Otago. North to northwest winds.
SOUTHLAND: Mostly cloudy with rain about the western ranges and falls spreading further east later. Northwest winds
turning westerly later.
CHATHAM ISLANDS: Mainly fine with westerly winds.
THE OUTLOOK FOR TOMORROW: Further rain to the North Island as the front becomes slow moving. A few showers in the upper
South Island with mostly cloudy skies elsewhere. At the Chatham Islands, Cloud increasing with strengthening
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