SEVERE GALE NORTHWESTERLIES HAVE EASED OVER SOUTHLAND, OTAGO AND SOUTH CANTERBURY AND SHOULD EASE OVER NORTH CANTERBURY TONIGHT
North Island, mainly fine, evening cloud and a few showers in the west from Northland to Taranaki. South Island, cloudy periods and isolated showers in the west and south. Mainly fine elsewhere.
Cloudy periods and a few showers in the west of both island, also about Foveaux Strait. Mainly fine elsewhere.
North Island, cloudy periods and isolated showers in the north and west. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, showers in Fiordland becoming more frequent. Occasional drizzle further north in the west, also about Foveaux Strait. Mainly fine elsewhere.
Showers and gale westerlies on Friday, both gradually easing. Cloudy periods and the odd shower on Saturday. Mainly fine with strong westerlies on Sunday.
Areas of cloud. Scattered showers tomorrow.
Fine and warm today, with northwest gales south of Napier easing tonight. Scattered showers tomorrow, some heavy in the afternoon with small hail, then easing.
Rain spreading into Buller tonight, and snow lowering to 600 metres in Fiordland. Few showers tomorrow.
A brief period rain this evening as gale northwesterlies turn lighter and cooler southwest tonight. Tomorrow, fine spells and isolated showers.
Showers becoming confined to Southland and Dunedin district this evening.
Fine today. Showers and southwest gales tomorrow.
Northwest 30 knots but 20 knots south of Mahia Peninsula. Changing southwest 25 knots in the south this morning and elsewhere by afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres. Fair visibility in a few showers this morning and afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Southerly easing Friday morning 15 knots and dying out Friday evening. Developing Saturday northwest 15 knots, rising Sunday 25 knots in the north. Sea rough at times. Moderate southwest swell at times.