HEAVY RAIN FOR THE WEST COAST OF THE SOUTH ISLAND, AND SIGNIFICANT SPILLOVER FOR THE OTAGO AND CANTERBURY HEADWATERS
North Island, rain, with some heavy falls about the central North Island and possible thunderstorms in Bay of Plenty, clearing from the southwest. South Island, rain at times about the west coast with some heavy falls, occasional showers in the south, and mainly fine elsewhere.
North Island, a few showers in Northland, Bay of Plenty and Gisborne, and mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, fine or becoming fine, but occasional showers in Fiordland.
Becoming cloudy from Taranaki to Bay of Plenty northwards, with a few showers developing. Mainly fine elsewhere.
Rain on Saturday, possibly heavy, and strong northerlies changing lighter westerly. Mainly fine with light winds on Sunday and Monday.
Humid with areas of low cloud and drizzle, turning to showers from afternoon.
Fine and warm.
Cloud increasing during the day with scattered rain tonight.
Mostly cloudy, with patchy drizzle turning to rain this evening. Severe northerly gales in Wellington.
Scattered rain spreading north today, then clearing tonight. Severe northwest gales in exposed places, gradually easing from the south.
Rain spreading north with heavy, thundery falls, easing to showers from the south during the day.
A period of rain this morning followed by scattered showers, clearing tonight. Severe northwest gales easing this morning.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Westerly 35 knots, becoming northwest 20 knots this evening. Very rough sea,easing. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres. Northeast swell east of Slope Point, 2 metres developing for a time. Poor visibility in rain, with some heavy and possibly thundery falls this morning, clearing this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Changing Saturday afternoon southwest 25 knots, with rough sea, tending early Sunday northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell, easing Monday.