North Island, a period of rain about the Bay of Plenty and Gisborne, heavy falls possible, easing to isolated showers afternoon. Elsewhere, scattered showers. South Island, partly cloudy in the west, with a few showers in Fiordland and Buller. Scattered showers in the east, turning to rain later.
North Island, rain for most, easing in the north later. Heavy falls possible in the south and east with cold southerly gales. South Island, Mainly fine in the west, but a few morning showers about Buller and Nelson clearing. Elsewhere, rain with possibly heavy falls, easing later. Cold southerly gales in the east.
Cloudy periods and scattered showers in the east, gradually retreating to Hawkes Bay and Gisborne. Elsewhere, mainly fine.
Rain developing Saturday with heavy falls as winds turn strong southerly, then easing to a few showers. Southerlies rising to gale Sunday.
Often cloudy, with isolated showers. Rain, with heavy falls, slowly spreading south tomorrow.
Cloudy periods, with a few showers, some possibly heavy this evening and again later tomorrow.
A few showers, becoming widespread tomorrow, with some heavy, especially about the Tararua Range.
Mainly fine. However, cloudy periods about coastal Marlborough and Canterbury morning and night. Scattered showers developing tomorrow, mostly about the ranges.
Rain or showers, some heavy and possibly thundery, easing tomorrow morning.
Fine spells, with scattered showers, mainly early tomorrow.
A few showers, turning to rain tomorrow.
Northeast 15 knots, rising to 25 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough. Northerly swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in scattered showers from this afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Changing Saturday morning southwest 25 knots, becoming Sunday northwest 25 knots for a time, changing early Monday southeast 25 knots, easing late Monday 15 knots. Rough sea easing. Northeast swell becoming moderate Sunday.
Northeast 15 knots, rising to 25 knots north of Tauroa Point this morning. Turning northwest 20 knots in the north in the evening. Sea becoming rough in the north for a time. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres for a time. Northerly swell 1 metre north of Cape Reinga. Poor visibility in heavy showers developing this morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Changing Saturday morning southwest 20 knots, becoming early Sunday northwest 25 knots, changing Sunday afternoon southwest 25 knots, changing early Monday southeast 25 knots. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell becoming heavy Sunday, gradually easing Monday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A series of weak troughs affect the country over the next few days, along with a front moving north over North Island on Saturday. A significant low deepens east of the country on Sunday, then moves away to the east as a ridge gradually builds over New Zealand.
Strong wind advisory in force for Hauraki Gulf and from Bream Head to Cape Colville
For the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Friday: Northeast 15 knots, rising to 20 knots for a time in the afternoon. Sea becoming moderate for a time in the afternoon, but choppy when wind opposes tide. A few showers this morning with fair visibility in scattered rain from afternoon. For the Hauraki Gulf: Friday: Northeast 15 knots. Rising to northeast 20 knots in the afternoon,and to 25 knots gusting 35 knots late evening. Sea becoming rough late this evening. A few showers this morning, with fair visibility in scattered rain from the afternoon. For Bream Head to Cape Colville: Friday: Northeast 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots late this evening. Sea becoming rough late this evening. A few showers this morning, with fair visibility in scattered rain from the afternoon.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Changing southwest 25 knots early morning, tending westerly 20 knots in the evening. Mainly fine. Isolated morning showers. Sunday: Southwest rising to 25 knots early, becoming southeast 20 knots later. Rain developing early, easing in the afternoon. Monday: Southeast 20 knots, easing to 15 knots later. Fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: East Coast: Northeast 1 metre, turning northerly today, rising to 1.5 metres for a time Saturday. West Coast: Southwest 2.5 metres, easing to 2 metres today. Rising to 4.5 metres Sunday, easing to 2.5 metres Monday.