An active front, preceded by a strong northerly flow and followed by unsettled westerlies, is forecast to cross the country during today and Sunday
North Island, Showers about and west of the Central Plateau, mainly fine in the east. South Island, Rain or showers east of the Divide, with snow to 400 metres in the south. A few showers in the west, clearing.
North Island, Showers spreading everywhere. South Island, Rain or showers in the east, with snow to 400 metres in the south, gradually easing. Fine in the west.
North Island, A few showers, clearing about Bay of Plenty and the east coast. South Island, Showers in the east with snow to 500 metres at first, clearing. Fine in the west, but late rain about Fiordland.
Rain easing to a few showers on Monday. Rain developing again on Wednesday as northerlies turn strong or gale southerly.
Cloudy periods and a few showers. Turning to rain, briefly heavy, for a time overnight. Severe northwest gales about Wairarapa and Wellington, easing overnight.
Fine today. Brief rain tomorrow.
Rain, with some heavy falls, and severe northwest gales about Marlborough, all easing overnight. Fine tomorrow, but a few showers persist about the ranges and Sounds.
Rain, heavy and possibly thundery with gales for a time. Showers tomorrow, some heavy with hail.
High cloud, with a showers clearing overnight but returning late tomorrow.Severe northwest gales in exposed places, easing overnight.
Scattered showers today, with severe gales in exposed places. Rain spreading north tomorrow and snow lowering to 400 metres at night.
A few showers, turning to rain tomorrow.
Northwest 15 knots, gradually rising to northerly 30 knots this evening, then changing westerly 20 knots Sunday afternoon. Sea becoming rough for a time. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres for a time. Fair visibility in rain developing Sunday morning, clearing Sunday afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 20 knots, easing Tuesday variable 10 knots. Developing Wednesday southwest 25 knots with very rough sea. Southwest swell becoming moderate for a time Tuesday.