North Island, mainly fine, isolated showers in Northland, Gisborne and northern Hawkes Bay. South Island, mainly fine. However, cloud and isolated showers in the south, spreading to eastern areas in the evening.
North Island, isolated showers in the east and Wellington, then a few afternoon and evening showers for central and northern areas. Remaining dry in the west. South Island, isolated showers in the east, retreating to the ranges. Long fine spells elsewhere.
North Island, a few showers north of Waikato, and also early showers in Gisborne, otherwise mainly fine. South Island, isolated showers about Buller and Nelson. Fine elsewhere apart from areas of morning and evening cloud.
A few showers and southerlies developing on Monday, clearing early Tuesday and becoming fine. Remaining fine through Wednesday.
Patchy light rain, gradually clearing then fine spells increasing.
Fine, apart from morning cloud about Wellington, Manawatu and Taihape.
Rain, with heavy falls north of Gisborne City, easing tonight.
Cloudy with a few light showers, clearing from Wairarapa this afternoon.
Fine, apart from areas of cloud morning and evening. Drizzle developing about coastal Southland and Clutha tonight.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southeast 40 knots easing to 30 knots late morning, and to southerly 20 knots late evening. Very rough sea,easing. Southeast swell 5 metres offshore, easing. Fair visibility in rain easing this morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Easing late Monday variable 10 knots. Developing late Wednesday easterly 15 knots. Moderate southeast swell, easing early Tuesday.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southeast 25 knots, but 40 knots north of Cape Reinga, easing to southeast 25 knots everywhere this morning,and to 15 knots this evening. Very rough sea in the north, easing.Southeast swell 5 metres offshore in the north, easing. Southerly swell 2 metres elsewhere. Fair visibility in scattered rain, clearing this morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Easing late Monday variable 10 knots. Developing late Wednesday easterly 15 knots. Moderate southeast swell in the north,easing early Tuesday. Moderate southwest swell at times.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A ridge persists over the South Island. Strong southeasterlies affect much of the North Island today as a complex low pressure system to the northeast of New Zealand moves slowly southeastwards. A weak front moves up the South Island on Monday followed by a ridge from Tuesday onwards.
Gale warning in force for Bream Head to Cape Colville Strong wind advisory in force for the Hauraki Gulf
For the Manukau Harbour: Sunday: Southeast 20 knots easing southerly 15 knots in the morning, then turning southwest 15 knots for a time in the afternoon. Southerly easing to 10 knots late evening. Moderate sea, easing in the morning. Fair visibility in morning rain, clearing and becoming fine. For the Waitemata Harbour: Sunday: Southeast 20 knots easing to 15 knots in the morning, then turning southerly 20 knots for a time in the afternoon and evening. Moderate sea at times. Fair visibility in morning rain, then becoming fine. For the Hauraki Gulf: Sunday: Southeast 25 knots gusting 35 knots easing to southerly 20 knots gusting 30 knots late morning. Rough sea easing late morning. Fair visibility in morning rain, then becoming fine. For the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Sunday: Southeast 25 knots gusting 35 knots but 35 knots gusting 50 knots northeast of a line from Cape Colville to Bream Head easing to 20 knots gusting 30 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the northeast in the morning, then to southerly 20 knots gusting 30 knots everywhere early afternoon. Very rough sea in the northeast, easing in the morning. Fair visibility in morning rain, then becoming fine.
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Becoming variable 10 knots everywhere. Fine. Tuesday: Variable 10 knots. Fine. Wednesday: Variable 10 knots, becoming easterly 15 knots in the north. Mainly fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: East Coast: Easterly half a metre or less but 3 metres from Bream Head to Cape Colville, easing to southeast 2 metres in the north late today and to 1 metre Monday. West Coast: Southwest 1 metre. Rising to 1.5 metres Tuesday.