HEAVY RAIN FOR BAY OF PLENTY AND NORTHERN GISBORNE A complex low over the upper North Island is moving slowly southeast, and should move away from the country on Saturday
North Island, showers for most places. South Island, rain or showers, falling as snow to 600 metres in the Canterbury High Country, gradually clearing from the south. However,a few showers remain in Fiordland.
North Island, mostly cloudy with scattered showers in Bay of Plenty, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay, elsewhere cloudy periods and isolated showers. South Island, rain spreading north in the west, with heavy falls in Fiordland. Mainly fine in the east.
North Island, mostly cloudy with a few showers in Bay of Plenty, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay, elsewhere cloudy periods and isolated showers. South Island, rain spreading north, snow possibly lowering to 900 metres in the south.
Often rainy. Strong northeasterlies changing to southerlies on Monday, the back to northeasterlies on Tuesday.
Periods of rain with some heavy falls in the north and the east and possible thunderstorms about Gisborne and Hawkes Bay until evening. Rain gradually easing to isolated showers and increasing fine breaks from the west this afternoon and evening.
Rain, clearing this morning and becoming fine.
Cloudy. A few showers developing about Buller this morning, then rain spreading from the south into Westland this evening.
Rain about and north of Christchurch, clearing to fine this morning.
Mainly fine with high cloud. Rain developing in Fiordland this afternoon and scattered falls elsewhere from evening.
Rain, heavy and possibly thundery. Gale northeasterlies.
Northeast 15 knots turning northwest 15 knots this morning, rising to westerly 25 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 2 metres. Easterly swell 2 metres. Poor visibility in patchy drizzle.
Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 25 knots, easing Sunday afternoon northwest 15 knots, rising Monday morning northerly 25 knots.Changing Tuesday morning westerly 25 knots,easing later Tuesday southwest 15 knots. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell becoming heavy offshore Sunday, easing Monday. Moderate easterly swell.