North Island, occasional showers in the west turning to rain from Taranaki southwards late in the day, mainly fine with high cloud elsewhere, but a few showers in Wairarapa later. South Island, rain in the west, with some heavy falls, easing to a few showers, cloudy periods with scattered brief rain in the east.
North Island, mainly fine with high cloud in the east but a few showers in Wairarapa, rain or showers elsewhere. South Island, showers in the west turning to rain, mainly dry with high cloud in the east.
North Island, rain spreading to most places, only scattered falls in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, periods of rain in the west, mainly dry with high cloud elsewhere.
Cloudy periods increasing on Saturday and northerlies developing. A few showers and strengthening northerlies on Sunday. Rain and strong northerlies on Monday.
Cloudy periods and isolated light showers.
A few light morning showers, then fine.
Fine, with increasing high cloud in the south. Rain developing in Otago overnight.
A few showers, turning to rain south of Hokitika this afternoon or evening, with heavy falls. Snow briefly lowering to 500 metres in Fiordland tonight.
Fine with high cloud. However rain tonight, with brief snow to 500 metres.
Occasional showers, clearing this afternoon.
Southwest 15 knots. Sea slight.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 15 knots becoming early Sunday northwest 15 knots.
Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres.
Outlook following 3 days: Developing Saturday morning northwest 15 knots, rising Monday 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northwest swell developing Monday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A ridge lies over the region today. Northwesterlies develop on Saturday and are expected to strengthen on Monday as a front moves up the North Island.
Wind warning Nil
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Friday: Variable 5 knots, westerly 10 knots developing this morning. Easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods. For Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Friday: Westerly 10 knots, tending northwest 10 knots late evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Becoming northwest 15 knots everywhere in the morning. A few showers in the west. Sunday: Northwest 15 knots, rising to 20 knots in the east late. Showers. Monday: Becoming northerly 20 knots everywhere. Rain.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: East Coast: Easterly half a metre developing Monday. West Coast: Southwest 2 metres. Northwest 1 metre developing Saturday, rising to 1.5 metres Sunday and to 2 metres Monday.