North Island. A few showers in the north and along the east coast, easing in the north in the evening. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island. A few showers in the south, mainly fine elsewhere.
North Island. Isolated showers in the west and along the east coast, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island. A few showers in the south, Mainly fine elsewhere. Isolated showers developing about the east coast later.
North Island. Isolated showers in the north and along the east coast, clearing for most later. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island. Becoming fine in the west and south, partly cloudy and isolated showers elsewhere.
Showers, turning to rain for a time on Thursday with southwesterlies becoming strong or gale. Showers and southwesterlies easing on Friday.
Showers, some heavy with hail, and possible thunderstorms in the west, easing later. Snow to about 500m.
A few showers, gradually becoming confined to the coast. Snow lowering to 500 metres in Wairarapa.
A few showers developing later this morning, some heavy with hail, and snow to 500 metres.
Mainly fine, but frequent showers developing about coastal Canterbury and Marlborough this morning, with snow to 400 metres.
Showers, some heavy with hail, gradually clearing from the south.
Wintry showers, with snow to 100 metres this morning.
Showers, clearing for a time this morning and afternoon.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southwest 30 knots, becoming northwest 35 knots early afternoon. Easing to southwest 25 knots late afternoon.Sea becoming very rough for a time. Northwest swell 1 metre offshore,dying out. Poor visibility in showers at times, with thunderstorms possible this afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Easing Wednesday morning southwest 20 knots and early Thursday southwest 10 knots,becoming Friday variable 10 knots.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southwest 25 knots, rising to 35 knots south of Tauroa Point for a time late morning to late afternoon. Sea becoming very rough in the south for a time. Southwest swell rising to 5 metres. Northwest swell 1 metre, dying out. Poor visibility in rain, with squally thunderstorms and hail possible, easing this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots with rough sea, easing Wednesday evening 15 knots,becoming late Friday variable 10 knots. Heavy southwest swell, easing Wednesday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A disturbed southwest flow covers the country. The southwesterlies ease on Thursday, and a ridge of high pressure moves onto the country on Friday.
Gale warning in force for all areas.
For the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Tuesday: Southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, rising to westerly 35 knots gusting 45 knots for a time late morning and afternoon, then easing to southwest 20 knots gusting 30 knots this evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time late morning and afternoon. Poor visibility in frequent showers and possible thunderstorms, easing this evening. For the Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Tuesday: Southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, rising to westerly 40 knots gusting 50 knots for a time this afternoon. Sea becoming very rough for a time this afternoon. Poor visibility in showers,with thunderstorms possible this afternoon, easing this evening.
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Easing to southwest 15 knots in the morning. Partly cloudy,odd shower. Thursday: Southwest 10 knots. Partly cloudy, with isolated showers. Friday: Variable 5 knots. Fine spells.
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: East Coast: Easterly half a metre but northeast half a metre or less south of Cape Colville. Northerly half to one metre, dying out today. West Coast: Southwest 3.5 metres, rising to 4.5 metres this afternoon,then easing to 2.5 metres by late Wednesday and to 1.5 metres Thursday. Northwest 1.5 metres, dying out today.