A complex trough, preceded by strong northwesterlies, moves north over central New Zealand overnight tonight and Monday morning, bringing rain to many areas
Mainly fine for most. A few showers for the northeast of the North Island, also Buller and the far south of the South Island.
North Island: Rain developing for Northland to Coromandel. Occasional showers for Bay of Plenty and in the east, otherwise mainly fine. South Island: Mostly cloudy in the east and south, with patchy drizzle in the east. Fine elsewhere.
North Island: Rain in the north, possibly heavy from Coromandel northwards with gale easterlies. Isolated showers in the east, dry elsewhere. South Island: Cloudy periods in the east, with morning drizzle. Elsewhere, mainly fine.
North Island: Periods of rain or showers in the north and east. Dry elsewhere. South Island: Cloudy periods in the east with early drizzle. Mainly fine elsewhere.
Showers and southwesterlies, easing late Wednesday and showers clearing early Thursday.
Long fine spells with isolated showers. Scattered showers spreading to Auckland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty tomorrow.
Cloudy with a few showers, but mainly fine with high cloud in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay today. Rain developing in the south this evening, spreading north early tomorrow, then gradually clearing from the south and fine spells increasing.
Rain developing this evening, clearing early tomorrow and becoming fine.
Rain with heavy falls, gradually clearing to fine tonight. However, a few showers in Buller tomorrow.
Cloudy with scattered showers, easing and retreating to the south coast early tomorrow and becoming fine elsewhere.
Mainly fine. A period of rain from late tonight until early tomorrow morning.
Northwest 20 knots, easing to 10 knots this evening. Moderate sea easing. Fair visibility in a few showers from this afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Developing early Tuesday easterly 15 knots, easing Tuesday evening variable 10 knots. Developing Wednesday easterly 20 knots then rising Thursday to 30 knots with rough sea. Moderate northeast swell developing Thursday.
Northwest 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this afternoon. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres for a time. Fair visibility in occasional showers.
Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Becoming Tuesday northeast 15 knots, gradually rising Wednesday 30 knots with rough sea. Moderate southwest swell easing Wednesday. Developing Wednesday north of Hokianga Harbour moderate northeast swell.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A front moves up the North Island today, weakening. A ridge of high pressure moves onto the country on Tuesday. A second front associated with a low in the Tasman moves onto the North Island on Wednesday and Thursday.
Wind warning Nil
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Monday: Northwest 15 knots, easing to 10 knots early morning, then rising to 15 knots for a time this afternoon. Sea slight. Cloudy periods. Fair visibility in a few showers from afternoon. For Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Monday: Northwest 20 knots, easing to 15 knots early morning and to 10 knots at night. Moderate sea, easing early morning. Cloudy periods. Fair visibility in a few showers from afternoon.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Variable 5 knots, northeast 10 knots developing in the evening. Fine spells and a few showers developing. Wednesday: Northeast 10 knots rising to 15 knots afternoon and evening 20 knots later. A few showers turning to rain late in the day. Thursday: Northeast 25 knots. Periods of rain with heavy falls possible.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: East Coast: Northeast half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre Wednesday and Thursday 2 metres. West Coast: Southwest 1.5 metres, rising to 2.5 metres for a time today.Then easing further to southwest 1 metre on Thursday. Northwest 1.5 metres developing for a time today.