North Island, cloudy periods in the west and isolated showers from Waikato to Whanganui, but mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, light rain in the west, becoming heavier south of Hokitika, fine with high cloud elsewhere.
North Island, cloudy periods, with isolated showers or patchy drizzle in some places, but mainly fine in the east. Severe gale northwesterlies possible about Wellington. South Island, a period of rain spreading northeast, heavy and possibly thundery in the west and about the high country, but only a few showers spreading to the east. Severe gale northwesterlies possible about the main divide and Marlborough.
North Island, a period of rain or showers spreading northeast. South Island, a few showers turning to rain in the west, but mainly fine with high cloud in the east.
Often cloudy. A few showers, clearing Friday. Northerlies.
Cloudy periods. Isolated showers in Northland.
Scattered showers in Bay of Plenty spreading to Coromandel this evening and elsewhere tomorrow afternoon.
Mostly cloudy, with patchy drizzle in the mornings and evenings. However, fine in Horowhenua Kapiti Coast today.
Occasional rain, heavy and possibly thundery north of Gisborne today, clearing everywhere tomorrow night.
Mainly fine. Areas of cloud this evening and tomorrow morning, a few showers in Buller tomorrow.
Cloudy periods. A few showers spreading north from tonight. Rain later tomorrow, briefly heavy.
Areas of low cloud and drizzle, clearing tomorrow morning, but scattered rain for Otago and Southland later.
Cloudy periods, few showers tomorrow.
Southwest 20 knots. Sea moderate. Northeast swell 1 metre easing.Poor visibility in rain, clearing Thursday morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 15 knots. Easing Saturday morning variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday afternoon northwest 15 knots. Easing late Sunday variable 10 knots.
Southwest 20 knots. Sea moderate. Southwest swell 2 metres easing. Fair visibility in showers.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 15 knots. Easing Friday afternoon variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday morning northwest 15 knots. Easing early Sunday variable 10 knots.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A low pressure system moves away to the east of the North Island today, while a weakening front affects the South Island. Another front moves onto the South Island Friday and then onto the North Island Saturday night. A third front moves up the South Island Sunday and the North Island Monday.
Strong wind advisory in force for the Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville.
For the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Wednesday: Southwest 20 knots gusting 30 knots, easing to 15 knots this evening, and to 10 knots overnight. Sea becoming moderate for a time this afternoon and evening. Fine. Thursday: Southwest 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots for a time in the morning. Southwest rising to 15 knots around midday. Sea slight. Cloudy periods. For Hauraki Gulf, and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Wednesday: Southwest 20 knots gusting 30 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots for a time this afternoon and evening. Easing to southerly 15 knots overnight. Sea becoming rough for a time this afternoon and evening. Cloudy periods in the day, fair visibility in rain possible this evening. Thursday: Southerly 15 knots, tending southwest 15 knots in the morning and rising to 20 knots gusting 30 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming moderate in the afternoon. Fine.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Southwest easing to 10 knots in the afternoon. Cloudy periods. Saturday: Becoming northwest 15 knots but 10 knots about the harbours in the morning. Cloudy periods. Sunday: Northwest 15 knots but 10 knots about the harbours, dying out later. A few showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: East Coast: About the Outer Gulf - Northeast 1 metre, easing to half a metre Thursday night, rising to 1 metre Saturday. Elsewhere - Northeast half a metre, dying out Thursday night. Northeast half a metre developing Saturday. West Coast: Southwest 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre early Thursday morning, rising to 2 metres Friday afternoon, to 3 metres Saturday and to 4 metres Sunday.