A front is forecast to move slowly east over the upper South Island and western parts of the North Island tonight (Friday) and Saturday, then becoming slow moving over the North Island on Sunday
North Island, rain or showers everywhere for a time, clearing for most except Bay of Plenty and Gisborne ranges. South Island, rain in the west, with isolated showers elsewhere, easing in the west and clearing elsewhere.
North Island, isolated showers from Northland to Bay of Plenty,mainly in the afternoon. Mostly fine elsewhere. South Island, a few showers in the west, south of Buller, mainly fine elsewhere apart from light morning rain in Otago and Southland.
North Island, mainly fine apart from isolated showers about the higher ground in Bay of Plenty, and Taupo down to Manawatu. South Island, rain or showers everywhere for a time apart from Marlborough and eastern Nelson.
Cloudy periods, with a few showers on Sunday turning to rain late Monday. Rain gradually clearing on Tuesday. Northeasterly winds.
Showers, some heavy and possibly thundery.
Mostly cloudy with a few showers at first. Rain developing during the afternoon with some heavy and possibly thundery falls.
Fine spells and a few showers.
Rain, with heavy and thundery falls.
Mostly cloudy at first with the odd shower. Rain from afternoon, with some heavy and possibly thundery falls, easing at night.
Outbreaks of rain, heavy and possibly thundery at times, clearing from Marlborough in the afternoon or evening.
Scattered rain or showers, possibly heavy and thundery from afternoon.
Northeast 15 knots, rising to 30 knots south of Cape Kidnappers this evening.Sea becoming rough. Easterly swell 2 metres.Southerly swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in a few showers, easing to this morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Northeast rising Saturday morning 20 knots, easing late Sunday northerly 10 knots. Moderate easterly swell,easing Saturday.