HEAVY RAIN IN THE WEST OF THE SOUTH ISLAND EASING THIS AFTERNOON OR EVENING
Mainly fine in the east, but a few showers in the far south at first. Showers in the west, gradually clearing. Snow down to 500 metres in the far south.
North Island, a period of rain, with some heavy falls in the west, then a few showers in the west and dry in the east. South Island, a period of scattered rain for the far north. Mainly fine elsewhere, but a few showers then late rain for Fiordland, and late drizzle for Westland.
North Island, occasional showers in the west, and mainly fine in the east. South Island, periods of rain in the west, with heavy falls possible, and a few spots of rain in the east.
Showers and strong or gale southwesterlies on Monday. Showers and winds both easing on Tuesday, then a period of rain on Wednesday, and winds turning northwesterly for a time.
Occasional showers, some heavy, clearing from Wellington this morning. West or northwest gales, severe at times from Taranaki southwards.
Rain clearing this morning, then mainly fine with the odd shower.Northwesterlies, severe gale in exposed places, easing.
Fine apart from the odd shower. Gale westerlies in exposed places.
Rain clearing this morning but showers remaining in western Nelson.
Periods of rain, heavy at times with squally thunderstorms.
Rain in the west and scattered falls spreading further east at times. Northwesterly gales, possibly severe.
Rain, with snow above 100 metres in Southland and 300 metres in Otago. Snow level rising to 500 metres this afternoon.
Rain easing this afternoon. Northwesterlies rising to severe gale.
*STORM WARNING IN FORCE* Northerly 40 knots but 55 knots south of Cape Palliser. Becoming northwest 50 knots everywhere this morning,then easing to 40 knots in the south this evening. Sea high at times.Northeast swell rising to 2 metres. Southwest swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in rain, clearing this morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Easing Monday morning northwest 25 knots throughout, and to westerly 15 knots Monday evening. Becoming Tuesday morning variable 10 knots, rising Wednesday northwest 25 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southwest swell developing Monday. Moderate northeast swell easing Monday.