Long Range Weather
Issued on Friday 21 October 2016 at 11:30am.
The MetService long range forecast for all New Zealand to midnight Tuesday.
A couple of troughs move northeast off the North Island today and tomorrow as a ridge gradually builds from the south. A low slowly approaches the country from the west during Monday and Tuesday.
Northland, Auckland, and Coromandel Peninsula
Occasional showers today, some possibly heavy. Showers clearing tomorrow and becoming fine. Mainly fine on Sunday, then cloud increasing on Monday and a few showers developing. Occasional showers on Tuesday.
Waikato, Waitomo, Taumarunui, and Taranaki
Occasional showers today, some possibly heavy. Any remaining showers clearing early tomorrow for an otherwise fine day. Fine on Sunday, with morning frosts in sheltered places. Cloud increasing on Monday, with a few showers developingmainly in Taranaki. Rain at times on Tuesday.
Bay Of Plenty, Rotorua and Taupo
Showers later today, some heavy and possibly thundery with hail. Showers clearing tomorrow and becoming fine. Fine on Sunday, with morning frosts in sheltered places. Cloud increasing on Monday, with a few showers developingthen rain at times on Tuesday.
Gisborne and Hawkes Bay
Rain setting in today, with heavy falls, and possible thunderstorms, localised downpours and hail. Rain persisting for most tomorrow, but easing in southern Hawkes Bay. Scattered showers on Sunday, then cloudy periods on Monday, with a few morning showers in Gisborne. Scattered rain on Tuesday, mainly about the ranges.
Wanganui, Taihape, Manawatu, Horowhenua Kapiti Coast, Wellington and Wairarapa (including the Tararua District)
Occasional showers today. Showers mostly clearing early tomorrow and becoming fine, but a few persisting about Taihape. Mainly fine on Sunday, with morning frosts in some places. Cloud increasing on Monday, with a few showers developing in Horowhenua Kapiti Coast and Wellington. Rain at times on Tuesday.
Nelson, Buller, and Marlborough
Scattered showers today, some possibly heavy. Fine tomorrow, with morning frosts in sheletered places. Cloud increasing on Sunday, then cloudy with late rain on Monday. Rain persisting on Tuesday.
Westland and Fiordland
Fine today, apart from the odd shower north of Hokitika. Mainly fine tomorrowwith morning frosts in sheletered places. Cloudy periods on Sunday, then rain spreading from the south on Monday. Occasional rain or showers on Tuesday.
Canterbury, Otago and Southland
Fine in Otago and Southland today, but occasional showers in Canterbury. Fine tomorrow, with morning frosts in sheletered places. Cloudy periods on Sundaythen high cloud with a few spots of rain on Monday. Scattered showers on Tuesday.
Mostly cloudy throughout the period, with the odd shower.
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