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Weather Workshop: All Districts forecast for NZ

Published: Sun 29 Aug 1999 03:28 AM
All Districts forecast from Weather Workshop:
The Situation: An anticyclone over the eastern Tasman Sea affects
much of the country with a west to southwest flow covering the far
south.
And now the forecast to midnight tonight:
NORTHLAND, AUCKLAND, COROMANDEL PENINSULA, BAY of PLENTY/ROTORUA,
TAUPO, WAIKATO, WAITOMO, TAUMARANUI, TARANAKI, TAIHAPE, WANGANUI
and MANAWATU: Fine apart from a few cloudy areas to western districts.
Foggy in many sheltered places at first this morning. Light breezes,
mainly southerly.
GISBORNE, HAWKES BAY and WAIRARAPA: Cloud with a few drizzly showers
possible this morning about Wairarapa otherwise a mostly fine day
ahead. Light breezes.
WELLINGTON: Cloudy periods this morning with the odd light shower in
the south. Becoming fine this afternoon with northerlies developing.
NELSON: Fine with light winds.
BULLER, WESTLAND and FIORDLAND: Cloudy periods. Drizzly rain becoming
persistent in Fiordland this morning with a few falls spreading as
far north as the glaciers tonight.
MARLBOROUGH: Mainly fine inland. Cloudy about the coast with a few
drizzle patches likely for a time. Not much wind.
CANTERBURY: Cloudy for much of the day with coastal drizzle morning
and night.
Fine breaks expected inland this afternoon. Northeast winds in
coastal places, elsewhere winds mostly light.
OTAGO and SOUTHLAND: Often cloudy. A few drizzle areas this morning,
Chiefly about the coast. More persistent light rain spreading to
Southland and Stewart Island from the west this evening. West to
northwest winds.
CHATHAM ISLANDS: A showery day with winds from the south or
southwest. Not many fine breaks.
THE OUTLOOK FOR TOMORROW: For the North Island a mix of cloudy and
fine periods. A few light showers north of Auckland. Over the South
Island rain in many west coast places and about Southland and Stewart
Island. Elsewhere cloudy with drizzle patches about the coast. At the
Chatham's, Showery southwesterlies.
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