North Island, a few showers in the south, turning to rain later, possibly heavy. Cloudy periods with a few afternoon showers about the ranges elsewhere. South Island, rain, possibly heavy about Buller, Nelson and Marlborough,clearing about Southland and Clutha by afternoon.
North of Taihape, a period of rain, then showers. Between Taihape and Canterbury Plains, rain, possibly heavy, easing later. South of Canterbury, often cloudy with isolated showers.
About the east coast of the South Island, showers turning to rain. Elsewhere, occasional showers, but mainly fine about Northland.
Low cloud, with rain or drizzle on Thursday and Friday. Winds changing southeast early Wednesday, then turning northeast on Friday.
Areas of morning and evening cloud, otherwise mainly fine. However, the odd afternoon or evening shower possible.
Mainly fine, with a slight chance of an afternoon shower, mainly inland.
Cloudy periods, and drizzle about the ranges.
Fine with high cloud.
Rain gradually spreading north, possibly heavy about eastern Otago and Southland, but only patchy falls for Canterbury. Northwest gales in exposed places inland until evening.
Periods of rain about Fiordland, some heavy, spreading north across Westland this morning, and Buller by evening. Rain easing in the south later.
North of East Cape: Northwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots for a time this evening. Elsewhere: Northerly 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this morning. Northeast 15 knots developing again for a time this afternoon and early evening. Sea becoming rough for a time in the north.Southwest swell 1 metre.
Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing early Thursday northeast 20 knots in the north. Developing late Thursday southerly 15 knots in the south. Becoming Friday northerly 15 knots in the south.