North Island, fine and cloudy periods, isolated showers in Northland, Taranaki and Bay of Plenty. South Island, rain developing in the west, possibly heavy. Fine at first in the east but high cloud increasing, and scattered rain spreaing north. Northwesterlies rising to severe gale about the High Country.
North Island, brief rain, then a few showers. Gale or severe gale northwesterlies south of Taihape at first. South Island, rain with possible heavy falls in the north and east, easing to a few showers. Fine in the west. Fine spells and isolated showers in the south.
Mainly fine, however, isolated showers about the North Island east coast, the Kaikoura Coast and Buller.
Cloud increasing and a few showers developing Sunday, turning to rain for a time Monday. Fine spells and isolated showers Tuesday. Northwesterlies becoming strong or possibly gale Sunday, changing strong southerly Monday, then easing.
Cloudy periods and a few showers, mainly about the coasts.
Cloudy periods and isolated showers. Becoming fine tomorrow morning.
Fine, apart from a few showers about the ranges of Gisborne, clearing tomorrow evening.
Fine, apart from isolated showers about the ranges this afternoon.
Cloudy periods and a few showers, retreating to Stewart Island tomorrow morning and becoming fine elsewhere. Cloud increasing again tomorrow evening.
Long fine spells and a few showers. Cloud increasing tomorrow evening.
Cloudy periods and a few showers, turning to rain tomorrow evening.
Cloudy periods and a few showers, clearing later tomorrow.
Westerly 15 knots, but southwest 25 knots west of Farewell Spit to Hawera,easing to variable 10 knots in the east this evening. Easing to southwest 15 knots in the west Saturday morning, then becoming westerly 20 knots everywhere Saturday afternoon. Rough sea in the west, easing. Southwest swell in the west,2 metres easing. Northwest swell in the east, 1 metre.
Outlook following 3 days: Rising Sunday evening northwest 30 knots. Changing Monday morning southeast 30 knots, easing Tuesday 20 knots. Rough sea easing. Moderate northwest swell for a time Monday. Southwest swell in west becoming moderate Monday.
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
A southwest flow covers the country today. The flow turns northwest over the area on Saturday as a front approaches from the Tasman Sea. The front crosses over the area on Monday,followed by a ridge of high pressure.
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS
Friday: Northwest 15 knots easing to northeast 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fine weather. Saturday: Northeast 10 knots rising to 15 knots in the morning. Becoming northerly 10 knots but 15 knots south of Otaki late afternoon, and 15 knots everywhere in the evening. Sea slight. Fine. Chance of a few showers in the afternoon and evening.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Becoming northwest 25 knots everywhere in the afternoon.Cloud increasing,late showers. Monday: Changing southerly 20 knots during the morning. Rain clearing. Tuesday: Easing to southeast 15 knots but 10 knots south of Otaki. Mainly fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Northwest half a metre or less rising to 1.5 metres Sunday and to 2 metres for a time Monday morning, then easing to half a metre or less later Monday.