HEAVY RAIN FOR WESTLAND AND THE TARARUA RANGE
A few showers in Northland, about East Cape, and in Fiordland. Mainly fine elsewhere.
Becoming cloudy with patchy rain or drizzle from Taranaki to Bay of Plenty northwards. Mainly fine elsewhere.
North Island, cloudy periods in the east and a few showers Auckland north. Cloudy or becoming cloudy elsewhere with patchy rain or drizzle. South Island, rain developing in the west and in Nelson and Marlborough. High cloud and a few spots of rain in Canterbury and North Otago. Mainly fine elsewhere.
A few showers on Sunday and northwesterlies changing southwesterly. Mainly fine with light winds on Monday, then cloudy periods on Tuesday and northerlies developing, then strengthening.
Patchy drizzle to showers from afternoon, some possibly heavy, turning to rain south of Auckland this evening and everywhere tomorrow morning. Heavy falls tomorrow, then clearing from the south.
Fine today. Rain developing tomorrow morning, clearing later.
Cloudy. Scattered rain developing tonight, clearing early tomorrow.
Rain, becoming persistent and heavier this evening, clearing tomorrow morning. Severe northwest gales about Wellington and Wairarapa, easing this evening.
Rain spreading north this afternoon, then few showers for Canterbury, clearing overnight. Few showers again tomorrow afternoon for Canterbury. Northwesterly gales easing this evening.
Rain with heavy thundery falls, easing later. Rain spreading north again tomorrow, then gradually easing.
Scattered showers, some possibly heavy with hail along the coast, clearing for a time tonight.
Low cloud. Rain developing tomorrow morning, easing later.
Northwest rising to 20 knots this evening. Sea becoming moderate. Northeast swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in periods of rain from this afternoon, with possibly thundery falls from Saturday morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Easing Sunday morning variable 10 knots.
Northerly rising to 20 knots this afternoon. Easing to southerly 15 knots early Saturday evening. Sea becoming moderate for a time. Southwest swell 2 metres. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres for a time. Poor visibility in periods of rain from late this afternoon, with possibly thundery falls from Saturday morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Southeast 15 knots. Changing early Monday northeast 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell, easing Monday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A northwesterly flow strengthens ahead of a front which crosses the upper North Island late tomorrow. The front is followed by a ridge which remains over the area through to Tuesday.
Wind warning Nil
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Friday: Northerly 15 knots. Sea slight but choppy when wind opposed tide. Cloudy periods, poor visibility in showers developing this afternoon. Saturday: Northerly 15 knots, rising 20 knots for a time late morning and in the afternoon. Changing southwest 15 knots in the evening. Sea becoming moderate for a time late morning and in the afternoon. Poor visibility in periods of rain, thundery falls possible. For Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Friday: Northerly 15 knots rising to 20 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming moderate this afternoon. Cloudy periods, poor visibility in showers developing this afternoon. Saturday: Northerly 20 knots turning northwest 15 knots early evening. Changing southwest 10 knots late evening. Moderate sea, easing early afternoon. Poor visibility in periods of rain, thundery falls possible.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Southerly 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots late morning, but afternoon sea breezes 10 knots. Long fine spells. Monday: Northeast 10 knots developing early. A few showers. Tuesday: Northeast 10 knots. A few showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: East Coast: Northeast half a metre, rising to 1 metre late Monday. West Coast: Southwest 2 metres, easing to 1.5 metres Monday, and to 1 metre Tuesday. Northwest 1 metre developing overnight tonight, dying out late Saturday.