STORMY WEATHER FOR SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW ZEALAND, WITH POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS FROM SOUTHLAND TO HAWKES BAY, EASING BY DAWN MONDAY A front currently moving over the South Island, is forecast to cross central New Zealand early Monday, while a deep low passes to the south
North Island, fine, and warm in the east. South Island, fine and warm in the east and cloudy periods in the west, with patchy drizzle in Fiordland and Westland.
North Island, fine spells in the north, fine and warm in the east,and increasing cloudy periods elsewhere. South Island, rain spreading north in the west, with heavy falls in Fiordland, then easing from the south. Elsewhere, showers spreading north with a change to cooler temperatures.
North Island, a period of showers with a change to cooler temperatures. South Island, a few showers, more frequent in the far south, but dry in Nelson.
North Island, a few showers Auckland north, and mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, a few showers in the west and south, and mainly fine elsewhere.
Mainly fine on Tuesday and Wednesday. A few showers developing on Thursday. Westerlies throughout the period, strong at times.
A few showers clearing this morning, then mostly fine.
Fine weather. Strong to gale southwesterlies in exposed places easing.
Remaining showers clearing this morning and becoming fine. However, rain developing in Fiordland later today and spreading to Stewart Island in the evening. Gale westerlies at times in exposed places in Southland and Otago.
A few showers, clearing this afternoon.
Northwest 20 knots. Changing southwest 25 knots this morning, then easing to 15 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Fair visibility in a few showers this morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 15 knots, becoming late Thursday southerly 25 knots with rough sea.
Southwest 25 knots, easing to southerly 15 knots this evening. Rough sea,easing. Southwest swell rising to 5 metres. Fair visibility in a few morning showers.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early Tuesday variable 10 knots. Developing late Wednesday westerly 15 knots,changing late Thursday southerly 25 knots with rough sea. Heavy southwest swell easing Tuesday, becoming heavy again Thursday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A westerly flow turns southwest today behind a front that moves northwards over the region. A ridge builds over the North Island from the west on Tuesday and remains until Thursday when a second front crosses the area.
Strong wind advisory in force for Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Monday: Northwest 15 knots, changing southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots this morning then easing to 20 knots this afternoon. Easing to southerly 10 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough this morning, easing this afternoon. Fair visibility in a few morning showers, clearing to fine spells. For Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Monday: Northwest 15 knots, changing southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots this morning and easing to 20 knots this afternoon. Southwest easing to 15 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough this morning, easing this afternoon. Fair visibility in a few morning showers, clearing to fine spells.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Southwest 15 knots. Fine. Wednesday: Westerly 15 knots. Sunny spells. Thursday: Westerly 15 knots, changing southerly 25 knots late. Mainly fine, late showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: 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 3.5 metres Thursday.