North Island, Mainly fine about the east coast, showers or rain elsewhere.Northwesterlies rising to gale in the south. South Island, Rain with heavy falls west of the Main Divide, partly cloudy with scattered rain developing elsewhere. Snow lowering to 500 metres in the south. Northwesterlies, gale in exposed places.
North Island, Cloud increasing in the east, showers or rain elsewhere. Strong or gale southwesterlies developing. South Island, Showers in the west and south, mainly fine elsewhere. Snow lowering to 200 metres in the south.
North Island, Showers developing throughout, then clearing later west of Taupo and south of Auckland. Strong or gale southwesterlies. South Island, Showers, with snow to 400 metres at first, clearing for most later but remaining about Southland. Southwesterlies, gale near the east and south coasts.
Showers, turning to rain for a time on Monday and again on Tuesday. Westerlies, strong at times.
Mostly fine. Isolated showers developing about the west coast this evening, then spreading elsewhere tomorrow.
Fine, then cloud increasing tomorrow.
Cloudy with isolated showers today. Becoming fine early tomorrow.
Occasional showers, becoming more frequent tomorrow.
Mainly fine. Areas of low cloud persisting in some inland valleys.
Fine spells increasing this afternoon, but areas of cloud returning for a time tomorrow morning.
Often cloudy, with a few light showers.
Southeast 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this evening. Northwest 15 knots developing Saturday evening. Sea slight. Easterly swell 2 metres, easing.
Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 20 knots, rising early Monday 30 knots, then changing late Monday southwest 30 knots. Sea becoming rough. Northwest swell becoming moderate for a time Monday.
Southeast 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots overnight tonight. Westerly 15 knots developing south of Tauroa Point Saturday evening. Sea slight. Southeast swell north of Cape Reinga, 3 metres easing. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing. Fair visibility in a few showers mainly from Saturday afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Rising everywhere Sunday afternoon northwest 25 knots, changing late Monday southwest 35 knots with very rough sea. Easing late Tuesday 25 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy Monday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A ridge extends over the entire country today. A front moves northwards over the country on Sunday, and a second cold front from Monday, followed by a disturbed west to southwest flow.
Wind warning Nil
For the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Friday: Variable 5 knots. Southwest 10 knots developing for a time this afternoon and early evening. Sea slight. Fine weather. Saturday: Variable 5 knots. Northwest 10 knots developing in the evening. Sea slight. Partly cloudy, with a few morning and evening showers. For the Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Friday: Southerly 10 knots, turning southwest 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fine weather. Saturday: Southwest 10 knots, becoming northwest 15 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Partly cloudy, with a few morning and evening showers.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northwest becoming 15 knots everywhere. Partly cloudy, a few showers. Monday: Changing southwest 25 knots. Rain easing to showers. Tuesday: Southwest 25 knots. A few showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: East Coast: Easterly 2 metres but northeast 1 metre south of Cape Colville, easing to 1.5 metres in the north late today, and to half a metre or less everywhere Sunday. Northwest half a metre developing Sunday. West Coast: Southwest 1 metre, rising to 2 metres late Sunday and to 4.5 metres late Monday.