North Island, scattered rain or showers, clearing from Wanganui to Wellington. South Island, cloudy periods and isolated showers in the west, elsewhere mainly fine with patchy morning fog.
North Island, isolated showers in the north and east clearing, otherwise increasing fine spells. South Island, a few showers and increasing cloud in the west, fine elsewhere.
North Island, a period of rain, followed by showers. South Island, rain in the west, possibly heavy for a time, scattered falls in the east.
Rain and strong southeasterlies on Sunday and Monday, easing to showers and southwesterlies on Tuesday.
A few showers, turning to rain for a time overnight.
A few showers. Periods of rain tomorrow, heavy at times, with possible thunderstorms about Coromandel and Bay of Plenty, easing to isolated showers from afternoon.
Mainly fine today. Occasional rain tomorrow, possibly heavy.
Rain, with some heavy falls, spreading east by evening. Clearing tomorrow afternoon.
Fine apart from overnight rain.
High cloud today, with patchy rain this evening. Rain spreading north tomorrow, easing late morning or afternoon.
Occasional rain, heavy in Fiordland, clearing early tomorrow and fine spells increasing.
Fine spells today. A few showers tomorrow.
Northeast 20 knots, rising to 30 knots for a time this evening and overnight. Changing westerly 15 knots late Saturday morning. Sea becoming rough for a time. Northeast swell rising to 3 metres for a time. Poor visibility in rain developing this evening, possibly heavy and thundery, easing late Saturday morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 15 knots, changing for a time Tuesday northwest 20 knots.Moderate northeast swell,easing Sunday.
Northeast 20 knots, easing to variable 10 knots north of Hokianga Harbour this evening. Changing southwest 20 knots everywhere Saturday morning. Moderate sea, easing in the north for a time. Northeast swell north of Cape Reinga, rising to 2 metres for a time. Southwest swell 1 metre developing. Fair visibility in showers.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 20 knots, changing late Monday northwest 15 knots, rising early Tuesday 25 knots with rough sea. Changing late Tuesday southwest 20 knots. Moderate northeast swell in the north, easing Sunday. Southwest swell becoming moderate at times from Sunday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A complex trough approaching New Zealand from the north and west crosses the country today and Saturday, followed by a ridge on Sunday. Another trough from the Tasman Sea crosses the North Island on Tuesday.
Strong wind advisory in force for Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville
For the Manukau Harbour: Friday: Northeast 15 knots. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposes tide. Often cloudy, with fair visibility in showers, turning to rain this evening. Saturday: Northeast 15 knots easing to 10 knots early morning, then changing westerly 15 knots around midday. Turning southwest 15 knots in the evening. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposes tide. Mostly cloudy, fair visibility in rain, easing to showers in the morning. For Waitemata Harbour: Friday: Northeast 20 knots. Sea moderate, and choppy when wind opposes tide. Often cloudy, with fair visibility in showers, turning to rain this evening. Saturday: Northeast 20 knots easing to 15 knots early morning, then changing westerly 15 knots around midday. Easing to southwest 10 knots in the evening. Moderate sea easing early morning, but remaining choppy when wind opposes tide. Mostly cloudy, fair visibility in rain, easing to showers in the morning. For the Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Friday: Northeast 25 knots gusting 35 knots, turning easterly 25 knots gusting 35 knots this evening. Sea rough. Becoming cloudy, fair visibility in showers, turning to poor visibility in rain this evening. Saturday: Easterly 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to northeast 15 knots early morning, then changing westerly 15 knots around midday. Turning southwest 15 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing early morning. Mostly cloudy, poor visibility in early rain, easing to fair visibility in showers.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Southwest 15 knots. Occasional showers. Monday: Southwest easing to 10 knots. Fine spells, possible shower. Tuesday: Changing northerly 20 knots early and westerly 20 knots late. A period of rain.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: East Coast: Northeast 1 metre, rising to 2 metres today, easing to 1.5 metres Saturday, to easterly 1 metre Sunday and to half a metre Monday. West Coast: Southwest 1 metre, easing to half a metre or less today, then rising to 1.5 metres Saturday and to 2 metres Sunday.