HEAVY RAIN FOR THE WEST COAST OF THE SOUTH ISLAND, AND SIGNIFICANT SPILLOVER FOR THE OTAGO AND CANTERBURY HEADWATERS
North Island, rain, with some heavy falls about the central North Island and possible thunderstorms in Bay of Plenty, clearing from the southwest. South Island, rain at times about the west coast with some heavy falls, occasional showers in the south, and mainly fine elsewhere.
North Island, a few showers in Northland, Bay of Plenty and Gisborne, and mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, fine or becoming fine, but a occasional showers in Fiordland.
Becoming cloudy Taranaki to Bay of Plenty north, with a few showers developing. Mainly fine elsewhere.
Rain on Saturday, possibly heavy, and strong northerlies changing lighter westerly. Mainly fine with light winds on Sunday and Monday.
Fine spells and isolated showers today. Low cloud and drizzle tomorrow morning turning to showers in the afternoon.
Fine today. Cloud increasing tomorrow with scattered evening rain.
Mostly cloudy, with patchy drizzle developing this evening and rain tomorrow evening. Severe northerly gales in Wellington tomorrow.
Fine today with severe northwest gales developing in exposed places. Scattered rain spreading north tomorrow and winds gradually easing from the south.
Patchy drizzle. Rain spreading north from evening with heavy, thundery falls. Severe northwest gales in Fiordland until tonight. Rain easing tomorrow.
High cloud today with severe northwest gales in exposed places. Showers tomorrow and winds easing.
*STORM WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 30 knots, rising to 40 knots south of Cape Palliser this afternoon, and to 50 knots in the south early Friday morning. Easing to northwest 30 knots everywhere Friday evening. Sea becoming high in the south for a time. Southwest swell 1 metre. Northeast swell, 1 metre developing.
Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 30 knots, with rough sea,changing early Sunday southeast 15 knots, then tending late Sunday northeast 20 knots.