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Weather Workshop: Short Forecast for NZ

Issued Thursday, 17 June 1999 at 5.00am next issue at 10.30am

Short Forecast from Weather Workshop valid to midnight tonight.

For the north and west of the North Island from Northland to
Manawatu, also for Bay of Plenty and Central Plateau: A mix of
showers and fine periods. Showers becoming isolated
to the west coast this afternoon with long fine periods
developing elsewhere.

In the east from Gisborne to Wairarapa: Showers about Wairarapa
spreading further north this morning then clearing in the
Wairarapa this evening.

For Wellington: Showers slowly clearing.

In Nelson: Becoming fine.

For the South Island west coast: Mainly fine at first. Cloud
increasing south of the glaciers later with rain spreading
in to Fiordland this evening.

For Marlborough and Canterbury: Morning showers clearing and
becoming mostly fine.

In Otago and Southland: Becoming fine and frosty inland this
morning but cloudy remaining about the coast with a few showers.

For the Chatham Islands: A few showers.

END

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