BURST OF HEAVY RAIN FOR THE WEST OF THE SOUTH ISLAND
Rain or showers for most places easing, and gradually clearing for much of the South Island.
North Island, cloudy periods. Isolated showers in the north and east. South Island, cloudy periods and the odd shower in the north and west, mostly fine with high cloud elsewhere.
Rain spreading across New Zealand, with some heavy falls for the western South Island.
Low cloud, possible fog at first on Thursday, turning to rain later. Showers clearing Friday, but remaining cloudy throughout Friday and Saturday. Northwesterlies on Thursday, changing southeasterly early Friday then tending northeasterly. Northerlies strengthening Saturday.
Long fine spells. Isolated showers, mainly during the afternoon and evenings.
Mostly fine. High cloud increasing tomorrow.
Fine spells this evening, with isolated showers about the ranges. Cloud increasing tomorrow, and rain developing in the evening.
Fine tonight, with high cloud. Scattered rain tomorrow, heavy in the west later.
High cloud tonight. Rain spreading northwards tomorrow.
Occasional rain or drizzle tonight. Rain becoming heavy tomorrow.
Cloud increasing overnight. A period of morning rain, followed by a few showers.
Variable 10 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing Wednesday morning, rising to 25 knots offshore Wednesday evening. Sea becoming rough offshore. Southwest swell 1 metre. Northwest swell 1 metre developing. Fair visibility in rain Wednesday morning and evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 20 knots dying out Thursday evening. Developing late Friday northerly 20 knots, changing Saturday westerly 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell at times.