North Island, cloudy periods in the north, with patchy rain or drizzle in Bay of Plenty and Coromandel Peninsula. Fine elsewhere. South Island, rain in the west, possibly heavy in Fiordland.Scattered rain in the south. Mainly fine with high cloud elsewhere.
North Island, cloudy periods with patchy rain or drizzle in the north. Mainly fine elsewhere, apart from isolated evening showers in central regions. South Island, rain in the west, possibly heavy in Fiordland and Westland. Scattered light rain in the south. Mainly fine with high cloud elsewhere.
North Island, cloudy periods in the north and central areas with patchy drizzle, turning to rain in Northland at night. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain in the west, possibly heavy in Westland, a few showers in the north. High cloud with scattered rain elsewhere.
Cloudy periods through to Sunday, with a few showers on Friday and Saturday.
Fine, apart from isolated showers, mainly in the east.
Fine, apart from isolated showers, mainly about the coast.
Fine, with morning frost.
Fine breaks and a few showers.
Fine spells. Isolated afternoon and evening showers.
Mostly cloudy, with occasional showers.
Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing this afternoon. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre, dying out.
Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 15 knots, rising Sunday 25 knots with rough sea. Northeast swell becoming moderate Sunday.
Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing in the afternoon.Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres. Fair visibility in showers north of Tauroa Point.
Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 20 knots rising Sunday 30 knots with rough sea. Moderate southwest swell, easing for a time Saturday. Northeast swell becoming moderate Saturday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A ridge over North Island persists through to Saturday. Meanwhile, a front lies over the far south and becomes slow moving over the lower South Island on Thursday. A complex low approaches the country from the Tasman Sea on Sunday.
Wind warning Nil
For the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing in the afternoon. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposes tide. Cloudy periods, with possible morning showers. For the Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Thursday: Northeast 10 knots, rising to 15 knots north of Whangaparaoa in the afternoon. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, with possible morning showers.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northeast rising to 15 knots. Fine. Saturday: Northeast 15 knots. A few showers developing. Sunday: Northeast rising to 25 knots. Cloudy periods and a few showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: East Coast: Northeast half a metre or less, rising to about 1 metre late Friday and to 2 metres late Sunday. West Coast: Southwest between 1.5 and 2 metres, easing to 1 metre Saturday then rising to 1.5 metres late Sunday.