HEAVY RAIN OVER MOUNT TARANAKI EASING EARLY SUNDAY An active front is moving eastwards across the central North Island tonight (Saturday) and early Sunday morning, bringing a period of northerly rain
North Island, rain spreading to most places by evening, but some drizzle south of Manawatu. South Island, fine in the west, and rain or drizzle at times in the east.
North Island, periods of rain, with some heavy falls,easing to showers across Northland later. South Island, rain developing in the east from Canterbury northward, and increasing cloudy periods elsewhere.
North Island, periods of rain, with some heavy falls,but showers from Aukland northwards. South Island, rain with some heavy falls in the east, with a few spots spreading across Westland and Buller, and mainly fine in Fiordland.
Showers with strong southerlies on Monday, becoming mainly fine with northerlies on Tuesday. Cloud increasing later Tuesday, with rain and strong easterlies developing early Wednesday.
Periods of rain.
Rain, easing to isolated showers tomorrow morning and fine spells increasing. Low cloud and drizzle return to Wellington and Wairarapa tomorrow night.
Scattered rain, clearing tomorrow and becoming mainly fine apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers.
Rain clearing tonight. Fine tomorrow.
Showers, clearing later tomorrow.
Fine at first, but low cloud and rain spreading north during tomorrow.
Periods of rain, clearing tomorrow afternoon.
Cloudy. Rain developing tomorrow.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northerly 35 knots rising to 45 knots for a time this evening.Easing to northerly 15 knots Sunday morning. Changing southerly 15 knots Sunday afternoon and rising to 25 knots Sunday evening. Sea becoming high for a time. Southerly swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain at times.
Outlook following 3 days: Rising Monday afternoon southeast 35 knots with very rough sea, easing Tuesday northeast 25 knots,turning Wednesday northwest 25 knots.Moderate southerly swell easing Wednesday.