North Island, Showers gradually developing from Taumarunui to Bay of Plenty northwards. Few showers from the Kapiti Coast to Taranaki and also about Gisborne and Hawkes Bay in the evening. Fine elsewhere. South Island, rain spreading up the west coast. Scattered rain for Southland, Otago and Canterbury with a southerly change. Fine elsewhere.
North Island, showers from Taranaki to Bay of Plenty northwards, turning to rain later. Few showers elsewhere with cloud increasing. South Island, Cloud increasing in the west with isolated showers, turning to rain at night. Cloudy periods in the east, with patchy rain or drizzle.
North Island, Rain for most with possibly heavy falls, easing to showers from the west later. South Island, Periods of rain, possibly heavy, turning to showers later with a strong or gale southwesterly change.
Cloudy periods and isolated showers with northerlies. Showers increasing Tuesday with northeasterlies strengthening.
Mainly fine today. Showers developing tomorrow, some heavy and possibly thundery in the afternoon.
Mainly fine. Isolated afternoon showers about the ranges. Showers more frequent and widespread tomorrow afternoon with possible thunderstorms in Gisborne.
Fine, apart from a period of rain from this evening until tomorrow morning.
Fine. High cloud at times.
Rain spreading north today, easing to a few showers by evening. Rain returns in Fiordland later tomorrow.
Scattered showers today, some heavy and possibly thundery this afternoon and evening. Fine, apart from isolated afternoon showers tomorrow.
Occasional rain. Low cloud or fog.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northerly 30 knots, rising to 40 knots this afternoon, then easing back to 30 knots this evening, and to 15 knots Saturday morning. Rising to northerly 25 knots Saturday evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Fair visibility in evening rain today.
Outlook following 3 days: Rising Sunday morning northerly 30 knots, easing Monday morning northerly 20 knots, rising Tuesday 35 knots for a time with very rough sea.