North Island, a few showers for most, possibly heavy during the afternoon and evening. South Island, showers in the west gradually clearing. Mainly fine elsewhere, apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers.
North Island, cloud increasing, and rain developing in the evening from the west. South Island, cloud increasing and rain developing, possibly heavy in the west.
North Island, rain, briefly heavy, easing to a few showers. Clearing in the east to a mostly sunny day. South Island, Rain at times in the west and far south, some heavy falls possible along the main divide. Mainly fine elsewhere.
Rain and northerlies on Monday, to cloudy periods on Tuesday. Northerlies strengthening and rain developing again late Wednesday.
Mainly cloudy, with a few showers. A band of heavier rain moves eastwards across most areas tomorrow with isolated squally thunderstorms.
Cloudy periods increasing. Isolated showers, more widespread for a time tomorrow afternoon or evening.
Showers becoming widespread for a time overnight with possible thunderstorms, clearing later tomorrow.
Fine and cloudy periods, with isolated showers. Showers more widespread inland south of Christchurch tomorrow afternoon, some heavy and thundery with hail.
A few showers, turning to periods of heavier rain overnight with isolated thunderstorms.
Occasional showers, heavy at times.
Cloudy, with occasional rain or drizzle.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northeast rising to 25 knots this afternoon and to 35 knots south of Abut Head this evening. Becoming northerly 15 knots everywhere early Sunday morning. Sea becoming very rough in the south for a time. Northerly swell 2 metres developing. Southwest swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in rain this evening, possibly thundery falls from Sunday afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 15 knots, rising early Tuesday northerly 25 knots, late Tuesday northeast 35 knots with very rough sea. Changing Wednesday westerly 25 knots. Moderate northwest swell.