HEAVY RAIN FOR THE TARARUA RANGE OVERNIGHT
A few showers in Northland, about East Cape, and in Fiordland. Mainly fine elsewhere.
Becoming cloudy with patchy rain or drizzle from Taranaki to Bay of Plenty northwards. Mainly fine elsewhere.
North Island, cloudy periods in the east and a few showers from Auckland northwards. Cloudy or becoming cloudy elsewhere with patchy rain or drizzle. South Island, rain developing in the west and in Nelson and Marlborough. High cloud and a few spots of rain in Canterbury and North Otago. Mainly fine elsewhere.
A few showers on Sunday and northwesterlies changing southwesterly. Mainly fine with light winds on Monday, then cloudy periods on Tuesday and northerlies developing, then strengthening.
Periods of rain, with localised heavy falls and possible thunderstorms, clearing from the south this evening.
A period of rain spreading north today.
Remaining rain clearing this morning and becoming mainly fine.
Mainly fine, but brief evening showers.
A few showers developing this morning.
Rain spreading north this morning, easing to isolated showers this evening.
Scattered showers, some heavy with hail.
Cloudy with a period of rain.
Northwest 20 knots. Sea moderate. Northeast swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in periods of rain with some heavy and possibly thundery falls.
Outlook following 3 days: Easing Sunday morning variable 10 knots.
Northwest 20 knots easing to variable 10 knots this evening. Moderate sea easing. Southwest swell 2 metres. Northwest swell 2 metres easing. Poor visibility in periods of rain with some heavy and possibly thundery falls.
Outlook following 3 days: Southeast 15 knots. Changing early Monday northeast 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell, easing Monday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A northwesterly flow strengthens ahead of a front which crosses the upper North Island late today. The front is followed by a ridge which remains over the area through to Tuesday.
Wind warning Nil
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Saturday: Northerly 10 knots, rising to northwest 15 knots this morning. Changing southwest 10 knots this afternoon, easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposes tide. Poor visibility in periods of rain, thundery falls possible. For Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Saturday: Northerly 20 knots, easing to northwest 15 knots this afternoon. Changing southwest 10 knots this evening. Moderate sea, easing this afternoon. Poor visibility in periods of rain, thundery falls possible.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Southerly 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots late morning, but afternoon sea breezes 10 knots. Long fine spells. Monday: Northeast 10 knots developing early. A few showers. Tuesday: Northeast 10 knots. A few showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: East Coast: Northeast half a metre, rising to 1 metre late Monday. West Coast: Southwest 2 metres, easing to 1.5 metres Monday, and to 1 metre Tuesday. Northwest 1 metre developing overnight tonight, dying out late today.