North Island, cloudy in the west, with the odd shower south of Waikato. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain becoming widespread, heavy in the west with torrential falls about the Westland and Buller ranges.Northwesterlies rising to severe gale in exposed places.
North Island, a period of rain for most, then a few showers in the west, but becoming fine for eastern areas. South Island, showers, some heavy in the west and far south. Cold southwesterlies spreading across the island.
A cooler day, with fine spells and a few showers for most places.
Cloud increasing, and a few showers developing this afternoon.
Mainly fine, but cloudy periods developing about Wellington.
Fine, apart from a few morning showers about the ranges.
Periods of rain, heavy at times, especially about the ranges.
Mostly sunny, with some high cloud spreading north during the afternoon and evening.
Cloudy at times, with a few showers.
Rain easing this morning. However, rain becoming persistent and heavier for a time this evening.
Southwest 20 knots. Sea moderate. Northerly swell 1 metre.
Outlook following 3 days: Changing Wednesday evening northwest 20 knots, rising early Thursday 30 knots with rough sea, changing late Thursday southwest 20 knots.
Southwest 15 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell rising to 4 metres easing.
Outlook following 3 days: Changing Wednesday afternoon northwest 15 knots,rising overnight Wednesday 25 knots with rough sea, changing early Thursday southwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northwest swell developing Wednesday, dying Thursday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A narrow ridge over the area retreats to the northeast on Wednesday as a front approaches the North Island from the south. The front crosses the area on Thursday, followed by a weak ridge on Friday.
Wind warning Nil
For the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Tuesday: Southwest 15 knots, rising to 20 knots for a time this afternoon then easing to westerly 10 knots this evening. Sea becoming moderate this afternoon, easing this evening. Fine, apart from morning cloud. For the Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Tuesday: Southwest 15 knots, rising to 20 knots this morning then easing to 15 knots again in the evening. Sea becoming moderate this morning, easing this evening. Fine, apart from some morning cloud.
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Westerly 15 knots turning northwest by evening. Fine and cloudy periods. Thursday: Northwest rising to 20 knots in the morning, turning southwest 20 knots by evening. Period rain, then isolated showers. Friday: Southwest easing to 15 knots. Isolated showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: East Coast: Northerly half a metre. West Coast: Southwest 3.5 metres, easing to 2.5 metres late today and 2 metres Wednesday, rising to 3 metres late Thursday. Northwest 1 metre developing for a time late Thursday.