North Island, fine spells and few showers north of Tauranga,also afternoon showers about the central high country. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, Rain or showers in the west and south. Mainly fine elsewhere.
North Island, Fine spells and a few showers in the mainly in the north and west. South Island, rain or showers in the west with some heavy falls. Isolated afternoon showers inland in the east otherwise mainly fine.
Unsettled with rain or showers spreading to most places during the day with some heavy falls in the west of the South Island.Gale northwesterlies in exposed parts of the South Island and lower North Island.
Fine and cloudy periods with a few showers. Northeasterlies becoming strong on Wednesday.
Cloudy periods. A few showers, mainly in the east.
Mainly fine. However scattered showers inland today, some heavy with possible thunderstorms about the central high country. A few showers returning to Taihape tomorrow afternoon.
Mostly fine and warm. Isolated showers inland tomorrow afternoon and evening.
Mainly fine, but skies often cloudy about eastern areas from Kaikoura to Dunedin. Isolated afternoon and evening showers about the inland ranges as well.
Cloud increasing. Drizzle developing about the fiords tonight and turning to rain tomorrow evening.
Cloudy periods, and the odd shower.
Northeast 15 knots rising to easterly 25 knots Sunday afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Easterly swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in showers developing Sunday morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 25 knots with rough sea.Northeast swell becoming moderate Monday,easing Wednesday.
Easterly 25 knots but southerly 15 knots south of Hokianga Harbour. Becoming easterly 15 knots in the south this evening then rising to 25 knots in the north Sunday morning. Sea becoming rough in the north. Northeast swell north of Cape Reinga, rising to 2 metres. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming easterly 25 knots everywhere Monday morning, turning northerly 25 knots Wednesday. Sea rough. Moderate northeast swell in the north. Southwest swell becoming moderate Tuesday, easing Wednesday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A ridge of high pressure covers the country today. A northeast flow develops over the upper North Island and strengthens for a time Sunday and Monday as the ridge slowly moves away to the east.
Strong wind advisory in force for Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
Manukau Harbour: Saturday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing this evening. Sea slight but choppy when wind opposes tide. High cloud. Sunday: Northeast 10 knots rising to easterly 15 knots in the morning. Sea slight but choppy when wind opposes tide. Cloudy periods. Waitemata Harbour: Saturday: Northeast 10 knots. Sea slight but choppy when wind opposes tide. High cloud. Sunday: Northeast 15 knots rising to easterly 20 knots for a time in the afternoon and evening. Sea becoming moderate for a time in the afternoon and evening. Cloudy periods. Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Saturday: Northeast 15 knots. Sea slight. High cloud. Sunday: Northeast 15 knots rising to easterly 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming rough in the afternoon. Cloudy with fair visibility in the odd shower.
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Becoming northeast 15 knots but 20 knots in the east in the morning.Fine spells but a few showers. Tuesday: Northeast 15 but 20 knots in the east. Showers. Wednesday: Northeast easing 15 knots everywhere late. Showers turning to rain.
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: East Coast: Northeast half a metre, rising to 1.5 metres late Sunday, easing to 1 metre Wednesday. West Coast: Southwest 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre today, rising to 1.5 metres again Tuesday.