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Weather Workshop: All Districts forecast for NZ

Issued by Weather Workshop on Tuesday, August 10, 1999 at 4.30am
Now the All Districts forecast from Weather Workshop:

The Situation: A high over the country should drift east and lie over the Chatham Islands later today. A front in the Tasman Sea is approaching the South Island with a strengthening northwest flow ahead of it.

And now the forecast to midnight tonight:

NORTHLAND, AUCKLAND and COROMANDEL PENINSULA: Mainly fine but cloud and a few isolated showers possible about the east coast. Northeasterly breezes.

WAIKATO, WAITOMO, TAUMARANUI, TAIHAPE, BAY of PLENTY/ROTORUA and TAUPO: Mainly fine after a frosty start. Light winds.

TARANAKI, WANGANUI and MANAWATU: Mainly fine at first with light winds. Cloud increasing late in the day with northwest winds.

WELLINGTON: Mostly fine but cloud increasing late in the day. Northerlies freshening.

GISBORNE, HAWKES BAY and WAIRARAPA: A few cloudy periods about Gisborne with the odd light shower possible otherwise fine. Northeast breezes.

NELSON: Mainly fine with northerlies developing.

BULLER, WESTLAND and FIORDLAND: Cloud increasing with patchy rain about Fiordland spreading further north later in the day. Northeast winds.

MARLBOROUGH, CANTERBURY and OTAGO: Mainly fine after a frosty start. Light winds inland and northeasterlies about the coast.

SOUTHLAND: Fine at first. High cloud increasing later with a few showers developing about the western ranges late in the day. Northwest winds.

CHATHAM ISLANDS: A mix of cloud and fine breaks with southwest breezes.

THE OUTLOOK FOR TOMORROW: Showers to western areas of the North Island otherwise fine. Rain along the South Island west coast with high cloud elsewhere. At the Chathams, Mostly fine.

(c) Copyright Weather Workshop Limited 1999

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