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19 Jan 2021 6:58
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    Home >Weather >Brief Summary

    NZ Summary Forecasts


    National Short Range Summary


    Northern and western areas from Northland to Kapiti, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country
    Fine spells and a few showers, turning to rain for a time south of Waikato in the evening with possible thunderstorms.

    Gisborne and Hawke's Bay
    Fine weather.

    Wellington and Wairarapa, also Marlborough and Nelson
    Cloudy periods with isolated showers, turning to rain in the afternoon or evening. Northwest gales.

    Canterbury
    Periods of rain and thunderstorms about the high country, with northwest gales. Mainly fine elsewhere.

    Buller, Westland and Fiordland
    Periods of rain, heavy at times with squally thunderstorms and hail.

    Otago and Southland
    A period of morning rain, then a few showers, some heavy in the afternoon with possible thunderstorms and hail.

    Chatham Islands
    A few showers developing in the morning, then clearing in the evening.


    National Long Range Forecast to 22 January


    Wednesday
    North Island: Early showers in the east, remaining dry in Wellington. Elsewhere, rain or showers, easing and retreating to the west. Gale northwest in Wellington and Wairarapa. South Island: Rain in the south and west, sometimes heavy. Mainly fine elsewhere. Scattered rain for Nelson and Canterbury. Gale or severe gale west to northwesterlies.

    Thursday
    North Island: A few showers in the west and northeast. Dry about Wellington, Wairarapa and Hawke's Bay. South Island: Showers in the west and south easing. Fine elsewhere, but isolated afternoon showers possible inland. Gale southwesterlies in the far south easing.

    Friday
    North Island: Isolated showers in the west from Northland to Manawatu, fine elsewhere. South Island: Scattered showers in the west and far south. Fine elsewhere, but isolated afternoon showers inland.

    Chatham Islands
    A period of rain on Wednesday, then a few showers. Northerlies changing westerly early Friday.


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