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Weather Workshop: All Districts forecast for NZ

All Districts forecast from Weather Workshop:

The Situation: An active trough and associated frontal zone is
crossing the North Island and should move off the northeast
tonight. A second weaker feature is likely to affect the lower
South Island later today.

And now the forecast to midnight tonight:

NORTHLAND, AUCKLAND, COROMANDEL PENINSULA, BAY of PLENTY/ROTORUA
and TAUPO: Rain becoming widespread and persistent this morning with northwesterlies, strong and gusty in exposed places. A change to
showers this evening with winds turning southwest and easing.

WAIKATO, WAITOMO, TAUMARANUI, TARANAKI, TAIHAPE, WANGANUI and MANAWATU:
Rain breaking to showers this afternoon with fine periods increasing
from the south. Gusty northwesterlies easing then turning southwest
later this afternoon.

WELLINGTON: Rain breaking to showers this morning with
northerlies easing further. A brief southerly change this afternoon
with a few further showers.

GISBORNE, HAWKES BAY and WAIRARAPA: Brief rain spreading east from
the main ranges with northwest winds easing then a change to
southerlies with a few showers working north.

NELSON: Remaining rain areas soon clearing then mainly fine.
Southwest winds.

MARLBOROUGH: Rain clearing this morning but a few coastal showers
persisting for a time. Northwesterlies dying out and southwesterlies
spreading north this morning.

CANTERBURY: Rain about the Alps slowly clearing from the south,
elsewhere a mix of fine and cloudy periods. Not much wind.

BULLER, WESTLAND and FIORDLAND: A mix of cloudy and fine spells
with a few showers in most places. From evening rain setting in
again south of the glaciers. West to southwest winds.

OTAGO and SOUTHLAND: Cloudy skies. A few coastal showers at first
then rain becoming widespread in the south from evening. Westerlies
freshening this afternoon to become strong and gusty about Foveaux
Strait tonight.

CHATHAM ISLANDS: Rain and strong northwesterlies for much of the
day. Rain easing tonight with winds turning to lighter
southwesterlies.

THE OUTLOOK FOR TOMORROW: A disturbed west to southwest flow should
cover the country with showers in many places. At the Chatham Islands,
showers and fine periods, southwesterlies tending westerly.

(c) Copyright Weather Workshop Limited 1999

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