A strong and moist northwest flow covers the South Island ahead of an active front over the Tasman Sea
North Island, mostly cloudy, a few showers in the north and west.Rain west of Waitomo to Wairarapa later. Severe gale northwesterlies in the south easing. South Island, rain for most, heavy in the west, easing.
North Island, mostly cloudy, with scattered rain or showers. South Island, mainly fine, but cloudy with isolated showers about Canterbury.
Mostly cloudy with scattered rain for the North Island and northern South Island. Further south, mainly fine, but areas of cloud about both east and west coasts.
Cloudy on Wednesday with strong northerlies, then a period of rain on Thursday with a lighter southerly change. Becoming fine Friday with winds turning easterly.
Fine spells and isolated showers.
Mainly fine today. Occasional showers tomorrow, but only a few in Marlborough.
Mostly cloudy, with a few showers. Rain with heavy falls developing later tomorrow.
Heavy rain, with downpours about the ranges and possible thunderstorms.
High cloud. Scattered rain developing tomorrow.
Occasional rain, becoming persistent tomorrow with heavy falls near the Main Divide. Severe gale northwesterlies developing for the high country tomorrow morning.
Northeast 15 knots. Sea slight.Easterly swell 1 metre.
Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 15 knots. Becoming early Thursday northeast 15 knots.
Northeast 15 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 1 metre easing. Easterly swell north of Cape Reinga,1 metre.
Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 15 knots rising Wednesday morning northwest 25 knots in the south, with rough sea. Becoming Wednesday overnight variable 10 knots but southeast 15 knots in the south. Becoming later Thursday northeast 15 knots everywhere. Moderate northwest swell for a time Wednesday and early Thursday. Moderate southwest swell developing later Wednesday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
High pressure over the North Island weakens and is replaced by northerlies on Tuesday.A weakening front moves onto the North Island during Wednesday and becomes slow moving on Thursday. A northerly flow develops again on Friday ahead of another front approaching from the west.
Wind warning Nil.
For Manukau Harbour: Monday: Northeast 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposes tide. Mainly fine, chance afternoon showers. Tuesday: Northerly 10 knots developing in the morning, rising to 15 knots in the afternoon. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposes tide. Partly cloudy. For Waitemata Harbour: Monday: Northeast 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this afternoon, easing to 10 knots this evening. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposes tide. Mainly fine, chance afternoon showers. Tuesday: Becoming northerly 15 knots in the morning. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposes tide. Partly cloudy. For the Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Monday: Northeast 15 knots. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, and a chance of afternoon showers. Tuesday: Turning northerly 15 knots in the morning. Sea slight. Partly cloudy, isolated showers.
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Northerly 15 knots rising to 20 knots for a time in the afternoon. Easing to 10 knots about Harbours in the evening. A few showers developing. Thursday: Easing to northerly 10 knots early. Becoming easterly 15 knots but 10 knots about the Harbours later. Friday: Northeast 15 knots. Occasional rain.
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: East Coast: About the Outer Gulf - Easterly 1 metre. Elsewhere - Northeast half a metre or less. West Coast: Southwest 1 metre, rising to 2 metres late Wednesday, easing to 1.5 metres Thursday. Northwest half a metre developing later today, rising to 1.5 metres Wednesday, easing to 1 metre Thursday.