North Island, fine, apart from morning cloud and isolated showers in the west. South Island, rain west of the Divide. Fine with high cloud elsewhere, rain from evening in the south.
North Island, fine in the north and east. In the west, becoming cloudy with isolated showers, then rain at night. Severe gale northwesterly in Wellington and Wairarapa. South Island, rain with heavy falls in the west and north, scattered rain elsewhere. Snow lowering to 500 metres in the south overnight. Gale or severe gale northwesterly for most places.
North Island, rain for most, possibly heavy about the ranges, gradually clearing from the west in the evening. South Island, showers for most, becoming isolated and confined to the coasts in the afternoon.
Cloudy periods on Friday. Often cloudy and strong northerlies developing on Saturday. Rain developing on Sunday, with northerlies rising to gale for a time.
A few showers at first, more frequent about Auckland. Periods of rain developing tomorrow, with possible thunderstorms in the west.
A few showers in the west at first. Scattered rain developing tomorrow afternoon or evening.
Long fine spells and a few showers, especially tomorrow.
Fine, apart from some cloudy periods about Otago and Southland.
Showers clearing tomorrow.
Occasional showers, turning to rain for a time tomorrow.
Occasional showers, clearing later tomorrow.
Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Northeast swell offshore, 2 metres easing.
Outlook following 3 days: Developing Friday northerly 15 knots.Rising Saturday northerly 25 knots but 35 knots in the north with very rough sea. Easing overnight Saturday northwest 15 knots, then changing Sunday southwest 15 knots. Moderate northerly swell developing Friday offshore, easing Sunday.
Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Northeast swell offshore, 2 metres easing. Southwest swell 1 metre.
Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing early Saturday northerly 15 knots, rising Saturday afternoon northeast 25 knots with rough sea. Changing overnight Saturday northwest 15 knots, then changing Sunday southwest 15 knots. Northeast swell becoming moderate offshore Saturday, easing Sunday.
Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
A ridge of high pressure lies over the area. Strong northwesterlies developing on Friday, ahead of a cold front which moves through the area on Sunday, bringing a southwesterly change.
NIL warning for CONWAY
Wednesday: Easterly 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fine. Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing for a time in the afternoon. Sea slight. Fine.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Variable 5 knots. Northwest 10 knots developing late. Fine. Saturday: Rising to northeast 15 knots early, then to 20 knots for a time. Scattered rain from afternoon, clearing late. Sunday: Northerly 15 knots, easing to westerly 10 knots late.Becoming mainly fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northeast 1 metre, easing to half a metre Thursday, then rising to 1 metre again for a time Saturday and early Sunday.