North Island, Mainly fine, apart from isolated afternoon showers about Northland and central ranges. South Island, Heavy rain spreading up the west coast. Cloudy about Otago and Southland with scattered rain developing. High cloud elsewhere.
North Island, Scattered rain developing morning south of Taranaki to Wairarapa. Fine at first elsewhere but rain moving north later in the day. South Island, Early rain in the far north, clearing. A few morning showers spreading up the island with southwesterlies, then increasing fine spells later.
A few spots of early rain for Auckland, Northland, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay, clearing. Isolated showers for Fiordland. Otherwise a fine day for most.
Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers on Friday, becoming occasional for Saturday and Sunday. Northeasterlies, changing southerly on Sunday.
Fine, apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers, mainly inland.
Cloudy periods and a few showers.
Fine, apart from areas of morning cloud.
Patchy drizzle in Fiordland spreading north this morning and turning to rain south of Otira this afternoon with heavy falls.
Fine, with high cloud. Patchy Light rain from evening.
Scattered rain developing this morning, possibly heavy for a time in the afternoon.
Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Easterly swell 1 metre.
Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots.
Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing.
Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing late Friday northwest 15 knots, then turning later Saturday southerly 15 knots. Easing Sunday variable 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell at times.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A ridge lies over central New Zealand and a front approaches the far south, and is slow moving on Friday before moving northwards from Saturday. A second front moves onto the far south Friday,then both fronts weaken from later Saturday, leaving another ridge over the country.
Wind warning Nil
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Afternoon sea breezes to 10 knots. Sea slight.Fine.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Variable 5 knots. Afternoon sea breezes 10 knots. Cloudy periods. Saturday: Variable 5 knots. Afternoon sea breezes 10 knots, becoming southwest 10 knots in the evening. Mainly fine, then some light rain at night. Sunday: Southwest 10 knots, rising to 15 knots for a time. Chance early rain, then becoming fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: East Coast: Easterly half a metre to 1 metre. West Coast: Southwest 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre today, rising to 1.5 metres Friday, and to 2.5 metres Saturday.