STORMY WEATHER FOR SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW ZEALAND TODAY, WITH POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS FROM SOUTHLAND TO HAWKES BAY AND ESPECIALLY ABOUT INLAND CANTERBURY
North Island, fine, and warm in the east. South Island, fine and warm in the east and cloudy periods in the west, with patchy drizzle in Fiordland and Westland.
North Island, fine spells in the north, fine and warm in the east,and increasing cloudy periods elsewhere. South Island, rain spreading north in the west, with heavy falls in Fiordland, then easing from the south. Elsewhere, showers spreading north with a change to cooler temperatures.
North Island, a period of showers with a change to cooler temperatures. South Island, a few showers, more frequent in the far south, but dry in Nelson.
North Island, a few showers Auckland north, and mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, a few showers in the west and south, and mainly fine elsewhere.
Mainly fine on Tuesday and Wednesday. A few showers developing on Thursday. Westerlies throughout the period, strong at times.
Cloud increasing, scattered showers developing overnight. Clearing tomorrow morning.
Mainly fine, however a few coastal showers tomorrow morning.
Mostly fine for Wellington. Cloudy periods further north, and a few showers this evening.
Thick high cloud, with scattered rain about the Canterbury high country.Clearing overnight.
Squally showers, some possibly thundery. Clearing overnight, however rain for Fiordland later tomorrow.
Heavy rain spreading north this afternoon, possibly thundery in the ranges. Clearing tomorrow morning, with cloudy periods tomorrow night.
Mostly cloudy. Showers tomorrow.
Northwest rising to 25 knots this evening. Changing southwest 25 knots Monday morning, then easing to 15 knots Monday evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Fair visibility in a few showers Monday morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 15 knots, becoming late Thursday southerly 25 knots with rough sea.
Northwest rising to 25 knots this evening. Changing southwest 25 knots Monday morning, easing to southerly 15 knots Monday evening.Sea becoming rough for a time. Southwest swell rising to 5 metres. Fair visibility in a few showers Monday morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Easing early Tuesday variable 10 knots. Developing late Wednesday westerly 15 knots,changing late Thursday southerly 25 knots with rough sea. Heavy southwest swell,easing Tuesday, becoming heavy again Thursday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A westerly flow turns southwest tomorrow behind a front that moves northwards over the region on Monday. A ridge builds over the North Island from the west on Tuesday and remains until Thursday when a second front crosses the area.
Strong wind advisory in force for Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Sunday: Westerly 15 knots, turning northwest 15 knots during this evening. Sea slight. Mostly cloudy. Monday: Northwest 15 knots, changing southwest 20 knots in the morning. Easing to southerly 10 knots in the evening. Sea becoming moderate in the morning, easing in the evening. Fair visibility in a few morning showers. For Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Sunday: Westerly 15 knots, turning northwest 15 knots this evening. Sea slight. Mostly cloudy. Monday: Northwest 15 knots, changing southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the morning and easing to 20 knots in the afternoon. Southwest easing to 15 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough in the morning, then easing in the afternoon. Fair visibility in a few morning showers.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Southwest 15 knots. Fine. Wednesday: Westerly 15 knots. Sunny spells. Thursday: Westerly 15 knots, changing southerly 25 knots late. Mainly fine, late showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: East Coast: Northeast half a metre. West Coast: Southwest 3 metres, rising to 4.5 metres Monday, easing to 2.5 metres Tuesday, rising to 3.5 metres Thursday.