BURST OF HEAVY RAIN FOR NORTHERN FIORDLAND, SOUTHERN WESTLAND, THE NORTHWEST NELSON RANGES AND THE HEADWATERS OF OTAGO AND CANTERBURY
North Island, some rain or showers for most, easing later. Dry in the east with high cloud. South Island, occasional rain in the northwest, clearing at night. Drizzle for Fiordland, then late rain. Mainly fine elsewhere, but morning low cloud or fog.
North Island, the odd shower in the far north and east. Showers clearing elsewhere and becoming fine. South Island, early heavy rain for Fiordland, then a few showers. Showers developing in southern Westland, Southland and Clutha. Mainly fine elsewhere.
Mainly fine, but one or two showers in the far north and east of the North Island and for southern Westland and Fiordland.
On Friday, cloudy periods, with northerlies developing. On Saturday, often cloudy, with a few showers developing at night. Northwesterlies changing southwest overnight. On Sunday, few morning showers, then fine. Southerlies dying out.
Cloudy periods and isolated showers.
Cloud increasing. A few showers about Taranaki today, spreading elsewhere tomorrow.
Increasing high cloud. Scattered rain in Wairarapa tomorrow.
Cloudy periods with isolated showers. Rain developing tomorrow morning, possibly heavy about the ranges, easing later.
A few showers about the ranges, turning to widespread rain overnight with some heavy falls, easing tomorrow.
Rain developing this afternoon or evening but only patchy falls in Canterbury, clearing overnight then becoming fine.
Rain with some heavy falls, clearing in the south overnight but cloud and a few showers remaining in Buller and northern Westland.
Cloud increasing. Occasional rain tomorrow.
Northerly rising to 15 knots this afternoon. Sea slight.
Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 15 knots, easing early Saturday variable 10 knots.
Northerly 15 knots. Sea slight. Westerly swell rising to 3 metres for a time.
Outlook following 3 days: Northerly rising Thursday morning 25 knots with rough sea, easing Thursday evening 15 knots and late Friday variable 10 knots.Westerly swell becoming moderate Thursday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A light northerly flow remains over the North Island as a slow moving trough approaches the area on Saturday then weakens away.
Wind warning Nil
Manukau Harbour: Wednesday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing for a time this afternoon and early evening. Sea slight. Fine. Thursday: Northeast 10 knots, dying out late afternoon. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, the odd shower. Waitemata Harbour: Wednesday: Northeast 10 knots, rising to 15 knots for a time this afternoon and evening. Sea slight. Fine. Thursday: Northerly 10 knots, rising to 15 knots for a time in the afternoon and evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, the odd shower. Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Wednesday: Northerly 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this afternoon. Sea slight. Fine. Thursday: Northerly 15 knots, easing to 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, the odd shower possible.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northeast 10 knots but variable 5 knots about Manukau Harbour. Cloudy periods,odd shower. Saturday: Becoming variable 5 knots everywhere. Cloudy periods, chance shower. Sunday: Northeast 10 knots developing. Cloudy periods, odd shower.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: East Coast: Northeast half a metre, rising to 1 metre Friday. West Coast: Westerly 2.5 metres, easing to 2 metres this evening. Becoming southwest 3 metres with unusually long period late Thursday, then easing to 2 metres Saturday.