North Island, mainly fine in the north and east, increasing cloudy periods elsewhere. Northwesterlies possibly rising to severe gale in exposed places in the south. South Island, gale or severe gale westerlies for many places. Rain spreading north in the west, with heavy falls, then easing from the south. Fine at first in the east, but showers spreading north.
North Island, a brief period of showers with a change to cooler temperatures. South Island, a few showers in the west and south, more frequent in the far south, but mainly fine in the north and east.
Isolated showers for Northland, and also for the far south, otherwise mainly fine.
Mainly fine on Wednesday with strengthening northwesterlies. Brief rain early Thursday, followed by a few showers and southerlies, then clearing and becoming fine during Friday with winds turning westerly.
Fine, apart from a few cloudy periods in the west. Westerly gales about exposed parts of the Tararua District tomorrow.
Fine, with high cloud at times. Northwest gales in exposed inland places from tonight.
Cloud increasing. Occasional rain or drizzle developing in Fiordland today, and spreading to Westland overnight. Drizzle patches becoming confined to South Westland later tomorrow.
A few showers today. Mainly fine tomorrow.
Southwest 25 knots, easing to 15 knots this evening. Rough sea easing.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 15 knots, becoming Thursday southerly 25 knots with rough sea, easing early Friday 15 knots.
Southwest 15 knots but 25 knots north of Hokianga Harbour, easing to 15 knots everywhere this evening and to variable 10 knots north of Hokianga Harbour Tuesday morning. Rough sea in the north easing. Southwest swell rising to 5 metres for a time.
Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Wednesday westerly 15 knots, changing Thursday southerly 25 knots with rough sea, easing Friday 15 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy Thursday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A west to southwest flow prevails over the area. A front moves northwards over the region Thursday morning, followed by strong southwesterlies.
Strong wind advisory in force for all areas
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Monday: Southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to 20 knots this afternoon and to 10 knots late this evening. Rough sea easing this afternoon. Fine. Tuesday: Southwest rising to 15 knots in the morning, easing to 10 knots late evening. Sea slight. Fine spells. For Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Monday: Southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to 20 knots this afternoon and to 15 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing this afternoon. Fine. Tuesday: Southwest 15 knots, easing to 10 knots for a time early morning. Sea slight. Fine spells.
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Westerly 15 knots. Mainly fine. Thursday: Westerly 15 knots, changing southerly 25 knots around the middle of the day. Mainly fine, odd shower around midday. Friday: Easing to southerly 15 knots early. Mainly fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: East Coast: Northeast half a metre. West Coast: Southwest 3 metres, rising to 4.5 metres today, easing to 2.5 metres Tuesday, rising to 4 metres Thursday.