HEAVY RAIN FOR THE NORTH AND WEST OF THE SOUTH ISLAND AND THE TARARUA RANGE
North Island, rain with heavy falls gradually spreading southwards. South Island, mainly fine. Showers for Fiordland spreading to other western areas overnight. Rain developing for Marlborough overnight.
North Island, rain with heavy falls in the north and west,easing. A period of rain for eastern areas, then fine. South Island, rain in the west spreading northwards, with heavy possibly thundery falls. Fine with high cloud in the east.
North Island, showers, turning to rain for a time with heavy falls, but just a few spots of afternoon rain for Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, showers in the west, some heavy and possibly thundery. High cloud in the east, and a few morning showers in the south.
Rain clearing Wednesday afternoon, and strong northerlies dying out. Rain with heavy falls developing Thursday and northerlies rising to gale, then easing to showers Friday with northerlies easing slightly.
Isolated showers, but rain tomorrow evening.
Rain, with some heavy falls tomorrow. Rain clearing from the south tomorrow evening. Severe northwest gales in exposed parts of Wellington.
Scattered rain in Wairarapa, spreading elsewhere tomorrow. Severe northwest gales in exposed places in the south of Wairarapa.
Rain with some heavy falls, but dry for the Kaikoura Coast. Clearing tomorrow.
Occasional rain, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms. Clearing tomorrow evening.
High cloud, and rain about the Alps. Scattered showers tomorrow afternoon or evening, mainly in Otago and South Canterbury.
Fine, but showers developing tomorrow morning.
Cloudy. Rain tomorrow morning.
Northwest 15 knots, rising to 30 knots Tuesday afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Easterly swell rising to 2 metres offshore. Poor visibility in rain developing Tuesday evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 25 knots, rising early Thursday 35 knots with very rough sea, then turning around midday Thursday southwest 15 knots. Tending late Thursday northwest 20 knots.Moderate easterly swell. Moderate northerly swell developing Thursday.
Northwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots Tuesday morning. Easing to variable 10 knots Tuesday evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Westerly swell rising to 4 metres. Poor visibility in rain developing Tuesday afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Developing early Wednesday morning southeast 15 knots, then turning Wednesday afternoon northerly 25 knots with rough sea.Easing early Thursday southwest 15 knots, then tending late Thursday northwest 20 knots.Heavy westerly swell easing Wednesday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A northwesterly flow covers the country today. The northwesterlies strengthen ahead of a low pressure system that moves southeast over the area on Wednesday. On Thursday there is a brief southwest change before the northwesterlies return early Friday.
Strong wind advisory in force for Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
For Manukau Harbour: Monday: Northwest 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight but choppy when wind opposes tide. Cloudy periods. Tuesday: Northerly 15 knots developing in the morning, rising to 20 knots in the afternoon, then easing to 10 knots overnight. Sea becoming moderate in the afternoon, then easing overnight. Poor visibility in rain developing in the evening. For Waitemata Harbour: Monday: Northwest 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight but choppy when wind opposes tide. Cloudy periods. Tuesday: Northerly 15 knots developing in the morning, easing to 10 knots in the afternoon and to variable 5 knots overnight. Sea slight. Poor visibility in rain developing in the evening. For Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Monday: Northwest 15 knots. Sea slight. Cloudy periods. Tuesday: Rising to northerly 20 knots in the morning and to 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the afternoon, easing to 20 knots late evening. Sea becoming rough for a time afternoon and evening. Poor visibility in rain developing in the evening.
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Northwest 20 knots gradually rising to northerly 30 knots. Periods of rain, possibly heavy. Thursday: Northerly 30 knots. Turning southwest 15 knots around midday and northwest 15 knots later. Rain easing to showers in the morning. Friday: Northwest 20 knots. A period of rain.
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: East Coast: Northeast 1 metre developing today rising to 1.5 metres on Tuesday and 2 metres Thursday. West Coast: Westerly 1.5 metres, rising to 3 metres Tuesday, but easing to 2 metres for a time on Thursday.