North Island, in the southwest, a few showers turning to rain later, possibly heavy. In the northeast, cloudy periods, and a few afternoon showers about the ranges. South Island, rain, possibly heavy about Buller, Nelson and Marlborough,clearing about Southland and Clutha by afternoon.
North of Taihape, a period of rain, then showers. Between Taihape and Canterbury Plains, rain, possibly heavy, easing later. South of Canterbury, often cloudy with isolated showers.
About the east coast of the South Island, showers turning to rain. Elsewhere, occasional showers, but mainly fine about Northland.
Low cloud, with rain or drizzle on Thursday and Friday. Winds changing southeast early Wednesday, then turning northeast on Friday.
Mostly fine, but isolated afternoon and evening showers mainly inland.
Fine tonight. Cloudy periods tomorrow.
Fine tonight. Rain spreading north tomorrow, with brief heavy falls about eastern Otago, but only patchy falls further north. Northwest gales in exposed inland places for a time tomorrow.
Showers developing overnight, then turning to rain in Westland tomorrow morning with heavy falls, and reaching Buller in the evening.
Periods of rain. Heavy falls tomorrow morning, then easing in the afternoon.
Variable 10 knots. Becoming southwest 15 knots Tuesday evening. Sea slight. Easterly swell rising to 1 metre.
Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 15 knots, rising for a time early Thursday northwest 25 knots with rough sea. Becoming Friday northerly 15 knots.
Variable 10 knots, but easterly 15 knots about and north of Cape Reinga.Becoming variable 10 knots in the north overnight tonight.Sea slight. Southwest swell 1 metre. Easterly swell in the north, rising to 1 metre.
Outlook following 3 days: Developing Wednesday morning northwest 15 knots,rising Wednesday evening northwest 25 knots. Becoming early Thursday westerly 15 knots. Rising late Friday northerly 25 knots.Sea rough at times. Southwest swell becoming moderate Thursday, easing Friday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A ridge over New Zealand weakens today, and a northwest flow picks up over the lower South Island. A front moves onto the South Island on Tuesday and over the North Island from late Wednesday into Thursday, followed by a narrow ridge. A low approaches the country from the west later Friday.
Wind warning Nil.
For Manukau Harbour: Monday: Variable 5 knots. Southwest 10 knots developing for a time this afternoon and early evening. Sea slight. Fine, apart from isolated afternoon showers. Tuesday: Variable 5 knots. Southwest 10 knots developing late morning, rising to 15 knots during the afternoon. Sea slight. Mainly fine. Chance shower from afternoon. For the Waitemata Harbour: Monday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing for a time this afternoon and early evening. Sea slight. Fine, apart from isolated afternoon showers. Tuesday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing for a time late morning and early afternoon. Changing southwest 15 knots from late afternoon. Sea slight Mainly fine. Chance shower from afternoon. For the Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Monday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing for a time this afternoon and early evening. Sea slight. Fine, apart from isolated afternoon showers towards Auckland. Tuesday: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 10 knots developing in the afternoon, changing southwest 15 knots early evening. Sea slight Mainly fine.
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Southwest 15 knots rising to westerly 20 knots in the afternoon. Becoming northwest 15 knots in the evening. Cloudy periods, chance shower. Thursday: Northwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots for a time in the morning. Changing westerly 15 knots later. Morning rain, possibly heavy, then a few showers. Friday: Westerly 15 knots turning northwest. A few showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: East Coast: Northeast half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre in the north Tuesday, easing to half a metre again Thursday. Northerly 1 metre developing Thursday. West Coast: Southwest 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres Wednesday, easing to 1 metre again Friday. Northwest 1 metre developing for a time Wednesday.