All Districts forecast from Weather Workshop:
The Situation: A large high east of the country is slow moving and
extends a ridge towards the seas south of the South Island. A low
over the central Tasman Sea is expected to deepen over
the next day or so but remain fairly slow moving.
And now the forecast to midnight tonight:
NORTHLAND, AUCKLAND, COROMANDEL PENINSULA, WAIKATO, WAITOMO,
TAUMARANUI, TARANAKI, BAY of PLENTY/ROTORUA, TAUPO, TAIHAPE,
WANGANUI and MANAWATU: Cloudy skies. A few showers developing in
most districts but over Northland and Auckland light showers
turning to scattered rain from afternoon. North to northeast
breezes. Winds freshening about exposed areas north of Auckland
during the day.
GISBORNE, HAWKES BAY, WAIRARAPA: Continuing dry with extensive high
and middle layer cloud. Light winds, mostly northerly.
WELLINGTON: Cloudy periods. A few showers possible later.
NELSON: Cloudy with drizzle patches becoming more extensive.
BULLER, WESTLAND and FIORDLAND: Drizzle about Buller and northern
Westland but further south rain setting in with persistent and
heavier falls developing. Breezy northeasterlies.
MARLBOROUGH, CANTERBURY and OTAGO: Low cloud areas about coastal
Canterbury morning and night with a few drizzle patches. Elsewhere
extensive high and middle layer cloud. A few patches of light rain
likely later. Breezy northeasterlies about the coast, winds mostly
SOUTHLAND: Overcast with a few outbreaks of rain. Rain more extensive
from late afternoon. Not much wind.
CHATHAM ISLANDS: Cloudy and fine periods. West to northwest breezes.
THE OUTLOOK FOR TOMORROW: Rain over much of the North Island with
only scattered falls reaching east of the main ranges. In the South
Island rain in the north and west. Brief falls likely elsewhere. At
the Chathams, mostly cloudy.
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