North Island, rain from Bay of Plenty to Hawkes Bay, showers elsewhere. South Island, areas of cloud, showers developing in Fiordland.
North Island, rain in east with possible heavy falls easing. Showers elsewhere. South Island, cloudy periods, a few showers in Fiordland.
North Island, showers easing, becoming fine in east. South Island, mainly fine, but showers in Fiordland.
North Island, showers spreading from the northwest, remaining fine in the east. South Island, cloud increasing in west, with rain in Fiordland.Mainly fine in east.
Showers clearing Tuesday. Northerlies easing. Cloudy periods and northeasterlies on Wednesday. Rain and northeasterlies on Thursday, clearing Friday.
Rain, with heavy falls and isolated thunderstorms in Northland spreading south tonight. Easing to isolated showers tomorrow morning, some possibly heavy during the afternoon.
Occasional rain, with heavy falls and isolated thunderstorms from tonight, especially in Bay of Plenty, clearing most places tomorrow evening.
Cloudy periods but patchy rain at times as well.
Periods of rain, heavy about western Nelson, southern Westland and Fiordland. Rain clearing Fiordland tomorrow morning, Westland early afternoon and elsewhere later.
Rain, with possible heavy falls, clearing from the south tomorrow morning.
Fine spells at first, but rain tomorrow.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Easterly 15 knots but northeast 25 knots west of Cape Farewell to Hawera, becoming easterly 15 knots everywhere this morning. Changing southeast 35 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming very rough. Southwest swell in the west, 2 metres. Northwest swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in rain at times.
Outlook following 3 days: Easing Tuesday morning southeast 15 knots, becoming Thursday variable 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell at times in the west.
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
A slow-moving low northwest of New Zealand weakens during Monday and Tuesday, directing a moist northeasterly flow over the country. A weak ridge is expected to build over the South Island on Tuesday, while a trough crosses the North Island on Wednesday, followed by a ridge on Thursday.
GALE warnings for COOK and STEPHENS
Monday: Northeast 10 knots, changing southwest 10 knots around midday, then rising to southerly 20 knots gusting 30 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming moderate this afternoon. Fair visibility in occasional rain developing this afternoon.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Easing to southerly 10 knots. Fine spells, cloud increasing later. Wednesday: Southeast 10 knots. High cloud, few spots of rain. Thursday: Southeast 10 knots, dying out. Fine spells, a few showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Northwest half a metre or less.