North Island, rain or showers for most places, with heavy falls possible in Bay of Plenty, Rotorua and the Gisborne ranges. South Island, rain gradually clearing from the south, and becoming mostly fine.
North Island, occasional rain across central areas, a few showers elsewhere, clearing from Wanganui to Wellington. South Island, cloudy periods and isolated showers in the west, elsewhere mainly fine with patchy morning fog.
North Island, cloudy periods and isolated showers. South Island, a few showers and increasing cloud in the west, fine elsewhere.
Cloudy with a few showers on Saturday, with northerlies tending easterly. Rain and strong southeasterlies on Sunday and Monday.
Cloud increasing, showers tomorrow.
Fine today. Cloud increasing tomorrow, with showers from afternoon.
Mainly fine. The odd shower about coastal Gisborne.
Fine, then isolated showers Friday evening.
Fine with cloudy periods.
Fine spells and isolated showers at first. Cloud increasing tomorrow and rain spreading south from late afternoon, reaching Westland at night.
Mainly fine, but scattered rain late tomorrow.
Fine at first. High cloud tomorrow, and scattered rain near the coast spreading inland later.
Patchy drizzle today. Rain tomorrow, possibly heavy later.
Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing this morning,rising to easterly 30 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain for a time this afternoon and evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Turning Saturday westerly 15 knots. Rough sea easing. Moderate northeast swell, easing Sunday.
South of Tauroa Point: Northeast rising to 25 knots for a time this morning. Elsewhere: Northeast 20 knots easing to variable 10 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough in the south for a time. Northeast swell in the north, rising to 2 metres. Southwest swell 1 metre, easing. Fair visibility in showers.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming everywhere Saturday southwest 20 knots,easing late Monday variable 10 knots. Moderate northeast swell in the north,easing Sunday. Southwest swell becoming moderate Sunday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
ation: A complex trough approaching New Zealand from the north and west crosses the country today and Saturday, followed by a ridge on Sunday. Another trough approaches the South Island from the Tasman Sea on Monday.
Strong wind advisory in force for Bream Head to Cape Colville and the Hauraki Gulf
For the Manukau Harbour: Friday: Northeast 10 knots, rising to 15 knots late morning. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposes tide. Often cloudy, fair visibility in showers developing in the afternoon. For Waitemata Harbour: Friday: Northeast 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this morning, and to 20 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming moderate in the afternoon, but choppy when wind opposes tide. Often cloudy, fair visibility in showers developing in the afternoon. For the Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Friday: Northeast 15 knots rising to 20 knots this morning, to easterly 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the afternoon, and to 30 knots gusting 40 knots north of Whangaparaoa in the evening. Sea becoming rough in the afternoon. Fair visibility in showers developing in the afternoon, turning to rain in the evening.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Turning southwest 15 knots everywhere. Early rain, then a few showers. Sunday: Westerly 15 knots, but 10 knots about the Harbours. A few showers. Monday: Westerly 15 knots, but 10 knots about the Harbours. Fine spells,possible shower.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: East Coast: Northeast 1 metre, rising to 2 metres today. Easing to 1.5 metres Saturday, to easterly 1 metre Sunday and to half a metre Monday. West Coast: Southwest 1 metre, easing to half a metre or less today, then rising to 1.5 metres Saturday and to 2 metres Sunday.