Long Range Weather
Issued on Tuesday 27 September 2016 at 11:51am.
The MetService long range forecast for all New Zealand to midnight Saturday.
A trough remains slow-moving over New Zealand through to Thursday. A
second trough approaches the country from the Tasman Sea on Friday
Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula, Waikato, Waitomo, TaumarunuiTaranaki, Bay Of Plenty, Rotorua, Taupo
Rain or showers showers with some heavy falls during the afternoons and evenings, and isolated thunderstorms possible tomorrow. For the remainder of the period, showers easing for a time on Friday and Saturday.
Taihape, Wanganui, Manawatu, Horowhenua Kapiti Coast and Wellington
Mostly cloudy with a few spots of rain today and tomorrow. Fine spells and a few afternoon or evening showers on Thursday and Friday. Cloud increasing and showers developing on Saturday then turning to rain later.
Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa including the Tararua District.
Periods of rain, heavy at times about the hills and ranges north of Wairarapa.Rain easing to showers on Thursday then gradually clearing on Friday. Fine spells and a few showers mainly in the afternoon on Saturday.
Nelson and Marlborough
Occasional light rain today and tomorrow. Rain or showers clearing on Thursday.On Friday and Saturday fine spells and a few afternoon and evening showers about the ranges.
Buller, Westland and Fiordland
Occasional rain or showers, becoming mostly fine tonight. Fine spells and a few afternoon and evening showers tomorrow and Thursday. Rain or showers on Friday then easing on Saturday.
Canterbury, Otago, Southland and Dunedin
For today until Thursday, cloudy periods, a few afternoon and evening showers inland, some possibly heavy today. Drizzle at times along the east coast. On Friday and Saturday, fine spells with a few showers, mainly during the afternoon and evening.
Mostly cloudy with northeasterlies for today and tomorrow. Cloudy periods with a few showers and northeasterlies on Thursday and Friday. Showers becoming more frequent and Saturday as winds tend northwest.
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