North Island: A few showers, turning to rain in the west and south. Staying dry in Gisborne and Hawke's Bay. Gale northwest in Wellington and Wairarapa. South Island: Rain in the west and south at first, heavy and thundery at times, spreading elsewhere for a time.
North Island: Brief showers in the east. Elsewhere, rain or showers, easing. Gale northwest in Wellington and Wairarapa. South Island: Rain in the south and west, heavy at times. Mainly fine elsewhere. Gale or severe gale cold westerlies in the far south.
North Island: A few showers in the west. Dry about Wellington and in the east. South Island: Showers in the west and far south easing. Fine elsewhere. Gale westerlies in the far south easing.
North Island: Isolated showers in the west from Northland to Manawatu clearing, fine elsewhere. South Island: Scattered showers in the west and far south becoming confined to Fiordland. Mainly fine elsewhere.
A few showers on Tuesday with strengthening northerlies. A period of rain on Wednesday, then showers clearing for a time on Thursday and winds changing westerly.
Showers developing this afternoon, with possible thunderstorms in the west. Clearing this evening, but showers returning for a time tomorrow morning.
Periods of rain or showers today, with some heavy falls and possible thunderstorms. A few showers and fine spells tomorrow.
Scattered afternoon and evening rain today, with possible thunderstorms in the west. Fine tomorrow, but a few showers about the Tararua District and northern Wellington.
Rain and thunderstorms about the ranges today, and scattered falls elsewhere. Mainly fine tomorrow, but a few afternoon and evening showers.
Periods of rain or showers. Squally thunderstorms and hail, mainly afternoon and evening.
Occasional showers, clearing tomorrow.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Monday : Northwest 25 knots rising to 35 knots early evening. Sea becoming very rough. Southwest swell rising to 4 metres, period 11 seconds, for a time west of Cape Farewell to Hawera. Northwest swell 2 metres easing. Fair visibility in showers at times.
Outlook following 3 days: Tuesday: Northwest easing to 25 knots in the morning, becoming westerly 35 knots in the afternoon. Very rough sea easing for a time. Heavy southwest swell in the west. Wednesday: Easing to westerly 25 knots. Very rough sea easing. Heavy southwest swell in the west. Westerly swell becoming heavy in the east for a time. Thursday: Westerly 25 knots. Sea rough. Heavy southwest swell in the west easing.
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
A strong westerly flow covers New Zealand. A front moves over the country on Tuesday, bringing a change to strong and colder southwesterlies. A ridge begins to build over the upper North Island on Thursday.
Gale warnings for Cook and Stephens
Strong wind advisory. Monday: Northwest 30 knots gusting 40 knots, easing to 25 knots gusting 35 knots for a time in the morning and afternoon. Sea rough. Cloudy periods. Poor visibility in early showers and evening rain. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres for a time.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Northwest rising to 30 knots in the morning, easing to 25 knots in the evening. Showers, a period of evening rain. Northwest swell rising to 3 metres. Wednesday: Northwest 25 knots. Showers, easing. Northwest swell easing to 2 metres. Thursday: Easing to westerly 15 knots. A few showers clearing. Northwest swell easing to 1.5 metres.