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18 May 2021 6:42
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    Home >Weather >Brief Summary

    NZ Summary Forecasts


    National Short Range Summary


    Northland to Manawatu, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country
    A few showers, but brief morning rain, heavy and possibly thundery in the west from Auckland to Taranaki.

    Gisborne to Wairarapa
    Mainly fine. Some rain mainly about the ranges this morning, with severe westerly gales in exposed parts of Central Hawke's Bay and the Tararua District.

    Horowhenua to Wellington
    Mainly fine, but a period of heavy rain this morning.

    Marlborough and Nelson
    Mainly fine. Rain or showers becoming confined to the western ranges of Nelson this morning.

    Buller, Westland
    Periods of rain with possible squally thunderstorms and hail this morning.

    Canterbury
    Mostly fine. Brief showers this morning.

    Otago, Southland, Fiordland
    Periods of rain, with snow to 200 metres this morning, and possibly thundery. Southwest gales about coastal Southland and Otago for a time.

    Chatham Islands
    Periods of rain.


    National Long Range Forecast to 21 May


    Wednesday
    North Island: Cloudy periods with a few showers in the west, especially south of Taranaki. Fine in the east and south of Manawatu. South Island: Showers in the west and south, easing. Fine elsewhere.

    Thursday
    North Island: Cloudy periods in the west and north, with isolated showers in Northland. Fine elsewhere. South Island: Showers in the west, south of Buller, turning to rain later. Fine elsewhere.

    Friday
    North Island: Fine in the east. Isolated showers in the west, and developing in the south later. South Island: Rain spreading north in the morning, possibly heavy in the west, then easing to a few showers. Remaining dry in Nelson and inland Marlborough.

    Chatham Islands
    Rain easing to a few showers on Wednesday, with gale westerlies tending strong southwest. Cloudy periods on Thursday and southwesterlies easing. A few showers returning on Friday with northwesterlies.


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