North Island, becoming cloudy in the east, with isolated coastal showers. Fine elsewhere. South Island, cloud in the east and south breaking, and showers clearing. Fine with morning frosts elsewhere.
North Island, isolated showers in Northland and in the east gradually clearing. Elsewhere, fine with morning frost. South Island, fine with morning frosts, but isolated showers about fiords later.
North Island, cloud increasing in the north but fine in the east and south of Taihape. South Island, in the west, isolated showers then rain at night. Elsewhere, fine with areas of morning cloud and frosts.
Fine, apart from isolated afternoon showers in Bay of Plenty.
Mainly fine. Isolated showers about Wairarapa from afternoon.
Mainly fine. Showers developing about Banks Peninsula this afternoon.
Showers, clearing south of Hokitika this morning and elsewhere in the afternoon.
Showers, some heavy with hail, and thunderstorms possible near the coast until afternoon. Snow to 400 metres, gradually lifting this evening and showers easing.
Showers, some heavy and possibly thundery with hail.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Westerly 15 knots, changing southwest 25 knots this morning, rising to 35 knots this evening. Sea becoming very rough.Northeast swell 1 metre. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres offshore. Fair visibility in showers offshore from evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 30 knots, easing Tuesday evening 20 knots. Becoming early Wednesday variable 10 knots. Moderate southerly swell, easing Wednesday.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Westerly 15 knots, changing southwest 25 knots early morning, rising to 35 knots offshore late afternoon. Sea becoming very rough offshore. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres for a time offshore.Easterly swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in showers from afternoon, mainly offshore.
Outlook following 3 days: Easing Tuesday morning southwest 20 knots and Tuesday evening variable 10 knots.Moderate southerly swell,easing Wednesday.
Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
An unsettled southwest flow lies over New Zealand, and a series of fronts move northward over the country through to early Tuesday. A high rapidly builds over the country later on Tuesday and persists through Wednesday. The high then moves slowly eastward on Thursday, allowing a northerly flow to develop ahead of an active front that approaches New Zealand from the Tasman Sea.
GALE warning for CONWAY
Monday: Southwest 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this morning, and to 20 knots gusting 30 knots around midday. Sea becoming moderate by midday. Cloud increasing, and fair visibility in showers from afternoon.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Southwest 20 knots gradually easing to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy, isolated showers clearing. Wednesday: Easing to variable 5 knots early, northeast 10 knots developing late morning, dying out evening. Mainly fine. Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Easterly 10 knots developing afternoon. Mainly fine, high cloud later.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Easterly 1 metre, easing to half a metre today.