North Island, mainly fine, however isolated showers about Northland and Gisborne. South Island, rain with possible heavy falls in the west, and scattered falls spreading to Otago and Southland. Mainly cloudy but dry elsewhere.
North Island, rain spreading northeastwards, followed by a southwest change and isolated showers. South Island, occasional showers, becoming isolated in the west and in the Nelson and Central Otago regions.
Becoming fine, apart from coastal showers in the far southern South Island.
Fine, apart from increasing cloud about the southern South Island,and rain developing for Fiordland.
Fine spells and isolated showers on Tuesday and Wednesday with northerlies. A periods of rain Wednesday night with a southwest change, clearing Thursday morning as winds tilt southerly.
Cloud increasing. Patchy drizzle from evening, turning to rain tomorrow, possibly heavy in places.
Mostly cloudy. Brief showers tomorrow.
Periods of rain, possibly heavy. Isolated thunderstorms north of Taranaki today.
Occasional rain developing this afternoon, easing to isolated showers tomorrow morning.
Cloudy periods. A few showers spreading from the south tomorrow.
Fine spell north Hokitika at first, but showers in the south spreading throughout tonight, heavy and possibly thundery overnight and tomorrow morning.
Occasional rain. Heavy at times with isolated thunderstorms possible.
Fine at first, scattered showers developing this afternoon possibly heavy with hail. Isolated thunderstorms possible, especially about eastern Otago.
Mostly cloudy. Rain tomorrow afternoon.
Northwest 25 knots, easing to southwest 15 knots Monday evening.Rough sea,easing. Northwest swell 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in rain from Monday afternoon, clearing late Monday evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Easing early Tuesday variable 10 knots. Developing Wednesday westerly 15 knots,changing Thursday southeast 20 knots.
Northwest 25 knots. Sea rough. Southwest swell 2 metres. Northwest swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in periods of rain from this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Easing early Tuesday variable 10 knots. Developing early Wednesday northwest 15 knots, changing Wednesday evening southerly 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A front over central New Zealand moves slowly up the country through Tuesday. Another front moves onto the far south early Tuesday, moving onto the North Island Wednesday, followed by southwesterlies. A ridge moves onto the country on Thursday.
Strong wind advisory in force for Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville.
For Manukau Harbour: Sunday: Northerly 15 knots, but 20 knots about the harbour entrance. Sea moderate about the harbour entrance. Cloud increasing, poor visibility in drizzle from evening. Monday: Northwest 15 knots, but 20 knots about the harbour entrance. Easing to southwest 10 knots everywhere late morning. Moderate sea about the harbour entrance,easing late morning. Poor visibility in rain, easing to showers in the evening. For Waitemata Harbour: Sunday: Northerly 20 knots. Sea moderate. Cloud increasing, poor visibility in drizzle from evening. Monday: Northerly 20 knots, easing to northwest 15 knots by midday, changing southwest 10 knots in the afternoon. Moderate sea, easing by midday. Poor visibility in rain developing early, easing to showers in the evening. For Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Sunday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots. Sea rough. Cloud increasing, poor visibility in drizzle from evening. Monday: Northerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to 20 knots around midday, then changing southwest 15 knots in the afternoon. Rough sea easing around midday. Poor visibility in rain from around midday, easing to showers in the evening.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Southwest 10 knots, rising to 15 knots in the afternoon. Mainly fine, apart from the chance of an early shower. Wednesday: Turning northwest 15 knots in the morning, tending northerly in the outer Gulf. Becoming southwest 15 knots everywhere in the evening. Fine, but occasional rain towards evening. Thursday: Southwest 15 knots, rising to 20 knots in the morning, tending southeast 15 knots in the evening. Early rain, then fine spells.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: East Coast: Northerly half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre for a time on Monday. West Coast: Southwest 2 to 2.5 metres.