On Sunday, an active front is forecast to move northwards across the South Island, bringing a period of heavy rain to Westland and Fiordland, and northwest gales to eastern areas of the South Island
North Island. Rain spreading north during the day, possibly heavy in the south and east, then easing to isolated showers. Gale northwesterlies south of Manawatu at first, changing strong southeast. South Island. Rain in the north with possibly heavy falls, easing to a few showers. Scattered showers elsewhere easing. Becoming fine in the west.
Showers in the far north, otherwise mainly fine. However, isolated showers about the east coasts and Buller, gradually clearing.
Occasional showers north of Auckland. Mainly fine elsewhere.
Rain for a time Monday, with heavy falls possible. Fine spells and isolated showers Tuesday and Wednesday. Strong or gale northwesterlies changing strong southerly Monday, then easing.
Fine breaks and isolated showers, clearing about and west of Coromandel later this evening.
Cloudy periods. Isolated showers, mainly from afternoon.
Cloudy periods. A few showers, mainly north of Wellington city.
Cloud increasing and rain developing in Canterbury this evening, heavy about the headwaters.
Heavy rain about Fiordland and Stewart Island, a few showers elsewhere. Heavy rain spreading north today, easing to occasional showers in Fiordland and Southland this evening. Strong gusty northwesterlies about the south and east, becoming severe in exposed places.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 35 knots. Changing southwest 30 knots this afternoon. Very rough sea easing. Southwest swell 2 metres at times. Northwest swell 2 metres developing for a time. Poor visibility in heavy rain, easing late this afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 30 knots, easing Monday afternoon 15 knots and Tuesday variable 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing late Tuesday.