ANOTHER BLAST OF NORTHWEST GALES FOR THE EAST OF THE SOUTH ISLAND
North Island, a period of showers with a cool southwest change, then increasing fine spells. South Island, a few showers in the west and south, more frequent in the far south. Scattered showers in the east and north for a time, otherwise mainly fine.
North Island, mainly fine, evening cloud and a few showers in the northwest. South Island, cloudy periods in the west and south, with showers at times in the west, mainly fine elsewhere.
Cloudy periods in the west, with isolated showers in the northwest of the North Island, and also the west of the South Island. Otherwise mainly fine.
Brief rain early Thursday, followed by a few showers and southerlies, possibly strong for a time. Showers clearing to fine spells during Friday with winds turning strong westerly. Fine spells on Saturday with westerlies rising to gale for a time.
Fine, apart from areas of morning fog and evening cloud.
Fine, with high cloud south of Wairarapa tomorrow.
Fine today. Cloudy periods tomorrow, with patchy evening drizzle.
Fine today. Rain with heavy falls spreading from the south tomorrow afternoon.
Fine today. High cloud tomorrow, with scattered afternoon rain in Otago and evening rain about the high country. Northwesterlies strengthening, severe gale in exposed places tomorrow.
Mainly fine, but drizzle in Fiordland today. Rain spreading from the west tomorrow, with heavy falls in Fiordland, turning to showers everywhere in the evening. Northwest gales, becoming severe for a time tomorrow.
Mainly fine. Gale northwesterlies tomorrow.
Southwest 15 knots turning northwest 20 knots Wednesday afternoon.Sea becoming moderate.
Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 20 knots, becoming Thursday afternoon southerly 25 knots with rough sea, easing Friday morning 15 knots.
Variable 10 knots. Northwest 20 knots developing Wednesday afternoon. Sea becoming moderate. Southwest swell 4 metres, easing for a time.
Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 20 knots, changing late Thursday morning southerly 25 knots with rough sea, easing Friday morning 15 knots. Heavy southwest swell easing Friday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A ridge lies over the region today and moves to the north on Wednesday as a front approaches the North Island. The front is expected to cross the area on Thursday and followed by southwesterlies.
Wind warning Nil
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Tuesday: Southwest 10 knots, rising to 15 knots for a time this afternoon and early evening, then easing to variable 5 knots overnight. Sea slight. Fine spells. Wednesday: Variable 5 knots. Westerly 15 knots developing in the afternoon. Sea slight. Fine spells. For Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Tuesday: Southwest 15 knots, easing to 10 knots late this evening. Sea slight. Fine spells. Wednesday: Southwest 10 knots tending westerly 10 knots in the morning and rising to 15 knots in the afternoon. Sea slight. Fine spells.
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Changing southwest 25 knots around the middle of the day.Mainly fine, odd shower around midday. Friday: Easing to southwest 15 knots in the morning. Fine at first, a few showers developing evening. Saturday: Southwest 15 knots. Cloudy periods and the odd shower.
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: East Coast: Northeast half a metre. West Coast: Southwest 4 metres, easing to 3 metres today, rising to 4 metres Thursday, easing to 3 metres Friday, easing to 2 metres Saturday.