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Weather Workshop: All Districts forecast for NZ

Issued by Weather Workshop on Tuesday, August 17, 1999 at 4.30am
Now the All Districts forecast from Weather Workshop:

The Situation: A low should move northeast over the North Island and lie east of Gisborne this evening. A cool southerly flow affects most places. A high in the Tasman Sea should start to push a ridge onto the South Island this afternoon.

And now the forecast to midnight tonight:

NORTHLAND, AUCKLAND and COROMANDEL PENINSULA: Mainly cloudy with showers and gusty southwest winds tending southerly tonight. Fine breaks increasing towards evening.

BAY of PLENTY/ROTORUA: Mostly cloudy with showers becoming more frequent this afternoon then easing after dark. Southerly winds.

WAIKATO, WAITOMO, TAUMARANUI, TAIHAPE, TAUPO, TARANAKI, WANGANUI and MANAWATU: Mostly cloudy with showers. Snow likely to the central mountains and the Desert Road. Winds tending southeast from afternoon.

WELLINGTON: Mostly cloudy with showers and gusty southerlies. Some snow to the Rimutaka Ranges.

GISBORNE, HAWKES BAY and WAIRARAPA: Cloudy and cold with showers. Some snow to the main ranges. Southeast winds.

NELSON: Remaining showers clearing this morning and becoming mainly fine with southeast winds.

MARLBOROUGH and CANTERBURY: Showers becoming confined to the coast with increasing fine breaks inland. Becoming frosty in sheltered places tonight. Southwest winds.

BULLER, WESTLAND and FIORDLAND: Remaining showers clearing from Buller this morning. Mainly fine elsewhere. Southeast breezes.

OTAGO and SOUTHLAND: Becoming fine inland with severe frosts to sheltered places tonight. Light winds. About the coast, cloud and a few showers remain with west to southwest winds.

CHATHAM ISLANDS: Showery with cold southerlies.

THE OUTLOOK FOR TOMORROW: Showers becoming confined to the east coast of the North Island with mostly fine weather elsewhere. At the Chatham Islands, showery and cold with southwesterlies.

(c) Copyright Weather Workshop Limited 1999

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