North Island, fine from Waikato to Wellington, cloudy periods and isolated showers elsewhere. South Island, mainly fine, a few showers in the south.
North Island, mainly fine, a few showers in eastern Bay of Plenty at first. South Island, rain or showers developing in the west, and becoming heavy in Fiordland. Scattered rain for Otago and Southland. Mainly fine elsewhere.
North Island, cloudy in the west with a few showers, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain in the west, easing to showers in Fiordland. A few showers developing in the south. Mainly fine elsewhere.
Long fine spells, but a few showers on Friday. Southwesterlies easing and turning northwesterly on Saturday. Strong northwesterlies changing lighter westerly on Sunday.
Cloudy periods. Scattered showers, possibly heavy. Isolated thunderstorms about Coromandel and Bay of Plenty from afternoon.
Mostly cloudy, with a few showers.
Few remaining showers clearing this morning and becoming fine.
Fine. However, a light shower or two possible about Nelson this morning.
Cloudy periods. A few showers, mainly about the coast.
A period of morning rain, then fine.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southerly 35 knots, easing to southerly 20 knots this morning, and to variable 10 knots by this evening. Very rough sea, easing. Southerly swell rising to 3 metres for a time.Poor visibility in rain,clearing early morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Friday night northerly 15 knots, rising later Saturday 35 knots with very rough sea, easing for a time Sunday 25 knots. Moderate southerly swell, easing Sunday.