North Island, mainly fine, with isolated afternoon or evening showers in the areas north of Taranaki. South Island, mainly fine in the east and north. Scattered rain developing in the south and west, becoming widespread in Fiordland with possible thunderstorms. Northwest gales in southern Fiordland for a time.
North Island, fine apart from isolated showers about the main ranges. South Island, a few showers in the south and west. Mainly fine elsewhere, apart from isolated afternoon showers for the Nelson Lakes and ranges, inland Marlborough and the Canterbury ranges.
North Island, fine apart from isolated afternoon or evening showers in the west and north. South Island, rain developing in the west and south, isolated showers elsewhere.
Dry with cloudy periods from Friday to Sunday. Southeasterly winds.
Showers, becoming isolated this morning and fine spells increasing.
Mainly fine. Isolated showers, clearing this evening.
Rain clearing early this morning and becoming fine.
Rain, with isolated thunderstorms and hail, easing to isolated showers this afternoon and clearing in Wairarapa.
Remaining showers clearing this morning and becoming fine.
Fine, apart from areas of morning cloud.
The odd morning shower, then fine spells increasing.
Southwest 25 knots but southeast 25 knots east of Cape Egmont to Cape Farewell. Becoming southeast 25 knots everywhere early morning, then easing to easterly 15 knots this evening. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell in the west, 2 metres easing. Southeast swell in the west, 1 metre developing. Westerly swell in the east, 1 metre dying out. Fair visibility in rain early morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Turning Friday morning westerly 20 knots, becoming Saturday variable 10 knots but southwest 20 knots in the west. Southwest swell in the west becoming moderate Sunday.
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
A weak front moves over the lower North Island today, followed by a ridge over the area for the remainder of the forecast period.
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS
Thursday: Southeast 10 knots but 15 knots south of Otaki. Becoming southeast 10 knots everywhere in the afternoon, then turning northeast 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Fair visibility in a few morning showers, then becoming fine.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northeast 10 knots, becoming northwest 15 knots for a time in the afternoon and evening. Fine,evening cloud. Saturday: Northeast 10 knots turning northwest 10 knots for a time in the afternoon. Mainly fine. Sunday: Northerly rising to 15 knots later. Mainly fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northwest half a metre or less.