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Weather Workshop Five Day Forecast

The long range forecast from Weather Workshop for all of New Zealand to midnight Tuesday:

Situation: A high lies over the country today and tomorrow. On Sunday the high weakens and allows a southwest change to spread up the country. Southwesterlies continue to affect most places on Monday. Becoming fine to most places on Tuesday as the high pushes a ridge back onto the country.

NORTHLAND, AUCKLAND, WAIKATO, WAITOMO, TAUMARANUI, TARANAKI, TAIHAPE, WANGANUI and MANAWATU: Mostly fine today and tomorrow. Cloudy at times Sunday and Monday with a few showers possible about the coast and southwest winds. Becoming fine on Tuesday with southeast breezes.

COROMANDEL PENINSULA, BAY of PLENTY/ROTORUA and TAUPO: Mostly fine weather with light winds. Southwesterlies developing on Monday with an increase in cloud. Mainly fine on Tuesday with southeast winds.

GISBORNE, HAWKES BAY and WAIRARAPA: Remaining areas of cloud clearing today. Fine tomorrow. A few showers and southerlies spread north late on Sunday. Showers developing late on Monday. Further showers on Tuesday with southeast winds.

WELLINGTON: Becoming fine today and remaining fine tomorrow. A few brief showers Sunday with southerly winds. A few cloudy periods Monday then late showers. Showers clearing on Tuesday.

NELSON: Mostly fine with southwesterlies dying out today then light winds until Sunday. A few cloudy periods on Monday with late showers and southwesterlies. Becoming fine on Tuesday.

MARLBOROUGH and CANTERBURY: Becoming fine today. Fine tomorrow. A few morning showers clearing on Sunday with southwest winds. Fine at first on Monday then late showers spread north. Becoming fine on Tuesday.

BULLER, WESTLAND and FIORDLAND: Mainly fine today. Cloudy about Fiordland tomorrow but mostly fine elsewhere. A few showers on Sunday and Monday with southwest winds. Becoming fine on Tuesday.

OTAGO and SOUTHLAND: Mainly fine today and tomorrow but a few cloudy periods remain about the south coast. Showers and southwesterlies on Sunday. Showers continuing on Monday then becoming fine on Tuesday.

CHATHAM ISLANDS: Today and tomorrow, a mix of cloud and fine breaks with southwesterlies easing. Showers and southwesterlies redevelop on Sunday and further showers on Monday and Tuesday.

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