North Island, morning cloud in the west with some rain from Waikato to Kapiti. Isolated afternoon showers about interior ranges. Fine in the north. South Island, areas of morning cloud, with scattered rain Canterbury to Kaikoura, then becoming fine. Rain spreading up along the west coast south of the Glaciers later.
North Island, fine, some morning cloud in the west. South Island, morning rain for the west coast and showers about and south of Otago, all easing. Fine elsewhere.
North Island, fine, some morning cloud in the west. South Island, rain again for the west coast, scattered falls spreading to Otago and Southland late in the day. Fine elsewhere.
Rain and strong northwesterlies Thursday morning, clearing with a westerly change. Fine spells and strong westerlies Friday and Saturday, though with isolated showers possible, particularly late Saturday.
Mainly fine. Isolated afternoon and evening showers, thunderstorms and localised downpours possible.
Often cloudy. A few showers, some heavy inland in the afternoon and evening.
Morning low cloud clearing, then mainly fine with a few showers about the ranges.
Cloudy periods and isolated showers.
Rain, possibly heavy and thundery this morning, easing to isolated showers in Fiordland in the evening.
Mainly fine at first with increasing high cloud. Rain spreading north in the afternoon, then easing to isolated showers in the evening and retreating to Southland.
Low cloud and occasional drizzle.
Northeast 15 knots, becoming northwest 20 knots in the evening. Sea becoming moderate. Southeast swell 1 metre, easing. Southwest swell 1 metre developing. Fair visibility in patchy rain morning and evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Changing early Thursday southerly 15 knots, turning by midday Thursday northeast 20 knots and late Thursday northwest 25 knots with rough sea. Changing Friday morning southerly 20 knots and late Friday northeast 15 knots. Developing later Saturday northwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell developing Friday, easing Saturday.
Northeast 20 knots, easing to 10 knots this afternoon. Changing southerly 25 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough. Southeast swell 1 metre, easing. Southwest swell 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in rain developing south of the Waitaki River in the evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Turning Thursday afternoon northeast 20 knots and Thursday evening northwest 30 knots with rough sea.Changing early Friday southerly 15 knots, becoming late Friday everywhere variable 10 knots.Developing Saturday northerly 20 knots.Moderate southwest swell developing Thursday, easing Saturday.
Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
A front over the lower South Island, moves up the country today. The front becomes slow moving and weakens over the North Island on Thursday, while northwesterlies strengthen over the South Island ahead of another front, which affects the far south late Thursday and early Friday. Northwesterlies dominate on Saturday.
NIL warning for CONWAY
Wednesday: Northeast 15 knots, easing to 10 knots for a time early morning. Becoming northwest 10 knots in the afternoon, and southerly 15 knots at night. Sea slight. Morning cloud, with fair visibility in patchy rain.
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Easing early morning variable 5 knots. Northeast 20 knots developing by midday, turning northwest 20 knots in the afternoon. Scattered morning rain clearing to fine. Friday: Easing to variable 5 knots in the morning. Becoming easterly 15 knots late morning, turning northeast 15 knots in the afternoon. Mainly fine. Saturday: Northeast 15 knots, turning northwest 15 knots later. Fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northeast half a metre, then dying out today.