North Island, mostly cloudy north of Taupo, with isolated showers. Fine spells elsewhere. South Island, fine, apart from drizzle in Fiordland turning to rain later, spreading into Westland and Southland at night.
North Island, mostly cloudy, with rain or drizzle developing in the west from afternoon. Long fine spells for Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, rain in the west, and cloudy in the east. Scattered falls of rain developing in the east south of Timaru, a few showers spreading north into Canterbury.
North Island, partly cloudy in the west, fine in the east. A few showers about the hills. South Island, rain in the west, and scattered falls in the east south of Timaru. Fine elsewhere.
Fine spells with light winds on Friday, cloud increasing on Saturday with northwesterlies developing, turning showery strong southwest for a time on Sunday.
Fine apart from a few showers until evening.
Fine apart from isolated showers this afternoon and evening.
Showers, heavier and more frequent north of Wairoa, clearing tomorrow morning. However, spots of light rain developing tomorrow evening.
Cloudy periods. A few areas of drizzle until evening.
Cloudy periods. A few showers about northwest Nelson. Becoming fine tomorrow morning.
Mainly fine, but a few cloudy periods in the north until this evening.
Mainly fine, apart from some cloud and isolated showers about Buller and coastal Fiordland.
Showers, some possibly heavy with hail, clearing tomorrow morning.
Southwest 20 knots turning southeast 25 knots overnight. Easing to southeast 15 knots Thursday morning, and to variable 10 knots Thursday afternoon. Sea becoming rough for a time. Easterly swell 1 metre developing offshore for a time. Fair visibility in a few showers overnight tonight.
Outlook following 3 days: Developing Friday southwest 15 knots, becoming Saturday evening northwest 20 knots for a time, then turning Sunday northwest 15 knots.
Southwest 20 knots, turning southeast 20 knots this evening, then becoming southeast 15 knots but southwest 15 knots south of Tauroa Point Thursday evening. Rough sea, easing. Southwest swell 3 metres, easing.Southeast swell 1 metre developing for a time.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming southwest 15 knots everywhere Friday,becoming Saturday evening northwest 20 knots for a time, then easing Sunday variable 10 knots.
Bay of Islands Recreational Marine Area.
A ridge of high pressure spreads over the region. A front moves onto the country from the west on Saturday, followed by another front over the South Island on Sunday.
NIL warning for BRETT
Strong Wind Advisory. Wednesday: Southwest 20 knots, easing to 15 knots this evening. Moderate sea, easing this evening. Fine spells. Thursday: Becoming southeast 25 knots gusting 35 knots early morning, easing to 15 knots late morning. Turning southwest 15 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough for a time in the morning. Fair visibility in early morning showers, then fine.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Southwest 10 knots, rising to 15 knots for a time in the morning and afternoon. Partly cloudy. Saturday: Southwest 15 knots developing morning, turning northwest 15 knots evening. Cloud increasing. Sunday: Westerly 10 knots. Cloudy.