North Island, isolated showers in the far north, and showers about and south of Taupo, with snow lowering to 700 metres early. Fine elsewhere. Gales in Wellington and about the east coast. South Island, fine in the west, showers in the east with snow to 500 metres for the Kaikouras and north Canterbury. Becoming fine south of Canterbury. Gales about the east coast north of Banks Peninsula.
North Island, mainly fine in the north and west, showers gradually easing in the east including Wellington and Taranaki. South Island, mainly fine, cloud about the east coast with a few early showers for the Kaikoura Coast and north Canterbury.
North Island, mainly fine, apart from cloud and showers in the east, including Wellington. South Island, fine apart from cloud and isolated showers in Fiordland.
From Monday to Wednesday, cloudy with showers and strong southerlies, possibly gale at times.
Mainly fine tonight, apart from isolated showers in the west. Showers tomorrow, some heavy, clearing south of Auckland after dark.
Mainly fine, apart from isolated showers overnight and tomorrow.
Fine tonight. A few showers spreading north tomorrow, some possibly heavy.
High cloud tonight, with the odd shower. Tomorrow, showers near the coast spreading further inland from afternoon.
Rain easing to a few showers overnight, then clearing tomorrow afternoon.
Occasional showers. Snow to 600 metres overnight.
A few showers, some heavy later tomorrow.
Southwest 30 knots. Sea rough. Fair visibility in showers Sunday morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots with rough sea, becoming Tuesday southerly 15 knots.
Southwest 30 knots, easing to 20 knots in the north for a time this evening. Rough sea, easing for a time in the north. Southwest swell 5 metres, easing.Poor visibility in showers developing Sunday morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots with rough sea, easing Monday evening southeast 20 knots and early Wednesday 10 knots. Heavy southwest swell, easing Monday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
Several fronts embedded in a strong southwesterly flow spread across New Zealand through the weekend. On Monday, a ridge moves onto the country from the Tasman Sea, becoming slow moving on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Strong wind advisory in force for all areas.
For the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Saturday: Southwest 20 knots gusting 30 knots, tending westerly 20 knots this evening. Sea moderate. Fine spells, with fair visibility in isolated showers. Sunday: Westerly 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots early morning, then easing to southwest 20 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough early morning, then easing in the evening. Poor visibility in showers developing in the morning, then easing in the evening.. For the Hauraki Gulf, and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Saturday: Southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to 20 knots early evening, then tending westerly 20 knots late evening. Rough sea, easing early evening. Fine spells, with fair visibility in isolated showers. Sunday: Westerly 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots early morning, then tending southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots late morning. Easing to southwest 20 knots gusting 30 knots late evening. Sea becoming rough early morning, then easing in the evening. Poor visibility in showers developing in the morning, then easing in the evening.
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Turning southerly 20 knots in the morning. Mainly fine,chance shower. Tuesday: Southerly 15 knots. Long fine spells. Wednesday: Easing to Southerly 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: East Coast: Northerly 1 metre, easing to half a metre or less Sunday.Easterly half a metre developing Sunday, rising to 1 metre for a time Monday. West Coast: Southwest 6 metres, easing to 4 metres today, to 3 metres Sunday, to 2 metres Tuesday and to 1.5 metres on Wednesday.