North Island, showers north of Taihape, high cloud elsewhere. Rain in the west from evening. Northerlies rising to severe gale about exposed higher parts. South Island, heavy, possibly thundery rain in the west and north,and scattered falls spreading elsewhere from afternoon. Northerlies, rising to severe gale in exposed places.
Periods of rain, but only scattered falls for eastern areas. Heavy falls for North Island high country and western South Island.Severe gale northerlies about exposed high parts of the North Island and upper South Island.
Rain in the north and west of both islands easing, then clearing for North Island. Early rain in the east, otherwise fine. Severe gale northwesterlies about higher areas of the North Island, easing.
Fine spells Wednesday. Rain developing Thursday, possibly heavy for a time Friday, before easing to showers. Northeasterlies, strengthening Wednesday, rising to gale Friday, turning lighter northwest late Friday.
Often cloudy, with a few showers.
Fine spells, with isolated afternoon and evening showers, mainly about the ranges.
Cloudy periods, with a few showers, mainly about the ranges and south of the Glaciers.
Rain, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms.
Rain developing in Southland this morning and scattered falls spreading elsewhere later. Isolated thunderstorms possible this afternoon and evening.
Northeast 25 knots. Sea rough. Northeast swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in showers.
Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 20 knots rising early Wednesday northerly 30 knots with rough sea. Northeast swell becoming moderate Tuesday.
Easterly 20 knots rising to 30 knots north of Tauroa Point this morning. Sea becoming rough in the north. Northeast swell north of Cape Reinga, rising to 2 metres. Southwest swell 1 metre.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming northeast 20 knot everywhere Tuesday morning. Rising to northerly 30 knots early Wednesday with rough sea, easing early Thursday northwest 20 knots. Moderate northeast swell in the north. Westerly swell becoming moderate Wednesday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A high to the east of New Zealand extends a ridge over the country directing a northeast flow over the area. This flow tends northerly and strengthens ahead of a front which is expected to cross the area early Friday.
Strong wind advisory in force for Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
Manukau Harbour: Monday: Northeast 15 knots, easing to 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Cloudy. Tuesday: Northeast 10 knots, rising to 15 knots in the morning. Sea slight. Cloudy periods. Waitemata Harbour: Monday: Easterly 20 knots tending northeast 15 knots this evening. Moderate, easing to this evening. Fair visibility in a few showers. Tuesday: Northeast 15 knots, easing to 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods with the odd shower. Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Monday: Easterly 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to easterly 20 knots this evening and to northeast 15 knots overnight. Rough sea, easing this evening. Fair visibility a few showers. Tuesday: Northeast 15 knots, rising to 20 knots for a time in the afternoon and evening. Sea becoming moderate for a time in the afternoon and evening. Cloudy periods with the odd shower.
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Northeast rising to 20 knots but 25 knots north of Waiheke Island in the afternoon. Showers turning to rain late evening. Thursday: Northeast 20 knots but 25 knots north of Waiheke Island. Rain easing to showers. Friday: Changing southwest 15 knots everywhere. A few showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: East Coast: Northeast about 1.5 metres. West Coast: Southwest 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres Wednesday and to 2.5 metres on Thursday.