Rain for most, with possibly heavy falls in the west, turning to showers with a strong or gale southerly change.
North Island: Showers gradually clearing everywhere. Becoming fine north of the Central Plateau. Strong or gale southerlies easing. South Island: Partly cloudy with isolated showers in the north and east, mainly fine elsewhere.
North Island: Mainly fine, but cloud increasing later in the west. Gale northwesterlies developing in Wellington and Wairarapa. South Island: Rain, possibly heavy, developing in the west, but only scattered falls spreading east. Gale northwesterlies.
Occasional showers and northerlies on Monday. Rain developing with a strong southerly change Tuesday morning, then clearing Tuesday evening as winds ease. Mainly fine on Wednesday, but northerlies strengthening later.
Generally fine today. Tomorrow, rain spreading from the west, clearing most places in the afternoon or evening, but rain persisting in Northland, and the odd shower about Wairarapa and Hawke's Bay til evening.
High cloud increasing today. Rain overnight, possibly heavy, easing to fine spells and isolated showers in the morning.
High cloud today, and scattered rain for a time this afternoon or evening. Areas of cloud tomorrow, and a few showers mainly about the ranges.
Cloud increasing and rain spreading north this afternoon and evening, possibly heavy. Rain clearing early tomorrow, then fine spells and isolated showers.
Scattered rain developing this afternoon or evening. Partly cloudy tomorrow, and isolated showers until afternoon.
Rain easing to showers this afternoon.
Saturday : Southwest 15 knots. Turning northerly 15 knots this afternoon, rising to 30 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 4 metres, period 17 seconds, easing. Northwest swell 2 metres developing. Poor visibility in rain from late afternoon. Sunday : Northerly 30 knots, changing southwest 20 knots early morning. Easing to variable 10 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell 3 metres, period 15 seconds. Northwest swell 2 metres, easing. Fair visibility in rain, clearing in the morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Easterly 20 knots developing in the morning, changing southerly 30 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northwest swell for a time. Tuesday: Easing to variable 10 knots early. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell. Wednesday: Northwest 25 knots developing. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest swell easing. Northwest swell becoming moderate.