North Island, a few showers in the north and west turning to rain about Taranaki afternoon and other areas in the evening. Fine in the east. South Island, a few showers in the far south and also about Buller, then evening rain in the north. Mainly fine elsewhere.
North Island, morning rain, with thundery in the west, followed by showers. South Island, thundery rain in the north easing during the morning. Rain in the east with snow down to 800 metres about the South Canterbury high country. A few showers in the far south, but mainly fine about Fiordland.
North Island, showers, but only a few in the far south and east. South Island, a few showers and fine spells.
Showers clearing on Friday with westerlies easing. Heavy rain and strong northeasterlies on Saturday, then showers on Sunday with northerlies turning westerly and rising to gale.
Showers, some heavy with hail and squally thunderstorms, gradually easing tomorrow.
A few showers, some heavy with thunderstorms tonight.
A few showers tonight, otherwise mainly fine.
A few showers, some heavy at times, with possible thunderstorms tonight.
Fine, apart from a few showers tomorrow morning.
Fine, apart from the odd shower tomorrow.
Cloudy at times, with a few showers.
Occasional rain or showers, with some heavy and possibly thundery falls tomorrow.
Occasional showers, some heavy tomorrow evening.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 25 knots but 35 knots north of Tokomaru Bay. Becoming northwest 25 knots everywhere early Thursday morning. Very rough sea in the north easing.Easterly swell 2 metres easing.
Outlook following 3 days: Turning Friday evening northerly 20 knots, rising Saturday northeast 30 knots, turning late Saturday northwest 30 knots but 40 knots in north with very rough sea. Becoming Sunday variable 10 knots but northwest 25 knots in north. Southwest swell becoming moderate Sunday.