North Island: Mainly fine. Isolated showers in north and about the ranges further south. Late showers for Wellington. South Island: Rain spreading north in the morning, possibly heavy in the west, then turning to a few showers. Remaining dry in Nelson and inland Marlborough.
North Island: Fine for most. Showers for eastern Northland and Gisborne, Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa. South Island: Fine for most, with morning frosts. A few showers in Fiordland, coastal Southland and coastal Marlborough.
North Island: Fine for most. Showers for eastern Northland and Gisborne, Hawke's Bay and the Wairarapa coast and ranges. South Island: Fine for most, with morning frosts. Late rain in the Deep South.
A few showers with northwesterlies on Friday, clearing as winds turn southwest early Saturday. Showery again from late Saturday and winds becoming light on Sunday.
Showers, easing from afternoon.
Long fine spells, but showers possible until evening.
Fine. Gusty westerlies, possibly severe gale about exposed parts of Wairarapa and Central Hawke's Bay this morning.
Mainly fine, with high cloud at times. Frosts possible this morning.
Showers, clearing southern Westland this afternoon.
Rain, easing to showers this afternoon about western Fiordland and south of Gore, and clearing to fine elsewhere.
Periods of rain, possibly thundery, easing this afternoon.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Wednesday : Southwest 35 knots easing to 25 knots in the morning and to 15 knots by midday. Rising to 25 knots in the evening. Very rough sea easing. Long period southwest swell 6 metres easing. Poor visibility in showers, clearing early evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Thursday: Becoming northwest 15 knots everywhere in the morning. Rough sea in the south easing. Heavy southwest swell easing. Friday: Changing southwest 25 knots in the morning, then becoming northwest 15 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Moderate southwest swell becoming heavy offshore. Saturday: Northwest 15 knots. Heavy southwest swell offshore.