A strong and moist northwest flow covers the South Island ahead of an active front over the Tasman Sea
North Island, mostly cloudy, a few showers in the north and west.Rain west of Waitomo to Wairarapa later. Severe gale northwesterlies in the south easing early. South Island, rain for most, heavy in the west, easing.
North Island, mostly cloudy, with scattered rain or showers. South Island, mainly fine, but cloudy with isolated showers about Canterbury.
Mostly cloudy with scattered rain for the North Island and northern South Island. Further south, mainly fine, but areas of cloud about both east and west coasts.
Cloudy on Wednesday with strong northerlies, then a period of rain on Thursday with a lighter southerly change. Becoming fine Friday with winds turning easterly.
Fine spells and isolated showers.
Mainly fine today. Occasional showers tomorrow, but isolated in Marlborough.
Mostly cloudy, with a few showers. Rain with heavy falls developing later tomorrow.
Heavy rain, with possible thunderstorms.
High cloud. Scattered rain developing tomorrow.
Occasional rain becoming persistent tomorrow with heavy falls near the Main Divide. Severe gale northwesterlies developing for the high country tomorrow morning.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northeast 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this afternoon, and to 35 knots for a time Tuesday late morning through afternoon. Changing southerly 15 knots Tuesday evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time.Southwest swell 1 metre, easing. Northeast swell, 1 metre. Fair visibility in occasional rain. Possible fog tonight through Tuesday morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Rising Wednesday morning southwest 25 knots with rough sea. Easing Wednesday evening southwest 15 knots and early Thursday variable 10 knots. Developing late Thursday northeast 15 knots. Southwest swell becoming moderate offshore Wednesday, easing Friday.