A deep low is forecast to move southeastwards across the upper North Island during Tuesday, then move away to the east on Wednesday
North Island, widespread rain or showers, easing later for most. South Island, occasional rain about Canterbury and Marlborough,easing. Showers developing later in the far south. Mainly fine elsewhere.
North Island, isolated showers in the west, but becoming fine in the east. South Island, mostly cloudy. Rain developing in the west late.
North Island, showers in the west and south, turning to rain later. Just increasing cloud about Hawkes Bay and Gisborne. South Island, periods of rain, possibly heavy in the west and about the Divide.
Rain on Wednesday with strong northeasterlies. Turning to occasional showers on Thursday with a southwest change, also becoming strong. Showers easing late Thursday into Friday, but further rain with northeasterlies developing later Friday.
Rain with heavy falls, turning to showers in Northland tonight and Auckland overnight. Thunderstorms possible. Strong easterlies, gale or severe gale in exposed places, easing overnight.
Rain, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms in the east, easing over central and western regions tomorrow. Strong easterlies, gale in exposed places, gradually easing later tomorrow.
Scattered rain spreading south tonight and easterlies becoming strong and gusty, rising to gale in exposed places, then easing late tomorrow.
Mainly fine. Isolated showers about the ranges of Fiordland.
Rain or drizzle developing this evening, but only scattered falls in Nelson.
Mainly fine, apart from isolated showers.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* North of East Cape: Easterly 25 knots, rising to 35 knots this evening. Becoming northeast 25 knots Tuesday morning.Elsewhere: Easterly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this evening, and to 35 knots Tuesday morning. Becoming northeast 20 knots Tuesday afternoon. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Northeast swell rising to 4 metres. Poor visibility in periods of rain.
Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 25 knots everywhere, changing Wednesday afternoon southwest 25 knots, easing Thursday morning 15 knots and late Thursday variable 10 knots. Developing Friday northwest 25 knots.Sea rough at times.Heavy northeast swell easing Wednesday.