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Weather Workshop: All Districts forecast for NZ

Published: Tue 31 Aug 1999 03:59 AM
All Districts forecast from Weather Workshop:
The Situation: A fast moving cold front should sweep the country
today and should clear the upper North Island tonight. Pressures
remain high over the Tasman Sea with a new cell having formed at
higher latitudes.
And now the forecast to midnight tonight:
NORTHLAND, AUCKLAND, COROMANDEL PENINSULA, BAY of PLENTY/ROTORUA,
TAUPO, WAIKATO, WAITOMO, TAUMARANUI, TARANAKI, TAIHAPE, WANGANUI
MANAWATU: The odd shower at first in the west otherwise fine.
Showers and southerlies spreading to most places briefly then
clearing from the south towards evening.
GISBORNE, HAWKES BAY, WAIRARAPA and WELLINGTON: Showers and colder
southerlies working north from morning reaching northern Gisborne
by evening. Skies clearing about Wellington and Wairarapa later
this afternoon and further north tonight.
NELSON: A period of brief showers this morning then becoming fine
and frosty again. Southwesterlies.
MARLBOROUGH: Showers and southerlies spreading north then a
clearance from the south during the afternoon.
BULLER, WESTLAND and FIORDLAND: Rain or showers in most places for
a time then becoming fine and frosty. South to southwest winds
dying out from evening.
CANTERBURY: Showers becoming confined to the coast this afternoon
with clearing skies inland. Becoming fine about the coast by
evening. Southwesterlies tending northeast tonight.
OTAGO and SOUTHLAND: Showers retreating to the coast this morning
then fine and frosty everywhere tonight. Southwesterlies dying out.
CHATHAM ISLANDS: Cold and showery with frequent showers. Some
hail also. Strong and gusty southwesterlies.
THE OUTLOOK FOR TOMORROW: A mix of fine and cloudy periods in
many areas with early showers clearing from Gisborne. The west
of the South Island sees an increase in cloud with rain
developing. At the Chatham's showers clearing but remaining
cloudy.
(c) Copyright Weather Workshop Limited 1999
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