North Island, isolated showers in the west, fine in the east. South Island, showers in the west and south. Fine elsewhere apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers. Strong or gale westerlies for Southland and Clutha.
Mainly fine across the North Island and the east coast of the South Island. Periods of rain about Fiordland. Elsewhere, a few showers.
North Island, Cloudy periods in the west, with isolated showers about the higher ground. Fine in the east. Strong or gale northwesterlies developing about Wairarapa and Wellington. South Island, Rain spreading from the south with some heavy falls, with scattered falls further east. Strong or gale northwesterlies turning lighter southwest.
Few showers and strong westerlies. Becoming fine Wednesday as winds turn strong northwesterly.
Often cloudy, with a few showers, clearing from late morning or afternoon.
Mainly fine, isolated early showers in Wairarapa. Northwest gales south of Hastings easing.
Morning rain clearing, then fine. Evening cloud, with patchy drizzle about the ranges. Northwest gales in Wellington easing.
Mainly fine, but a few afternoon showers about the ranges, and areas of evening cloud.
Showers, turning to rain for a time in the afternoon or evening in Westland and Fiordland.
Fine spells, but showers about the south coast, with severe westerly gales there this morning. Showers spreading elsewhere for a time afternoon and evening, with rain in the south.
Morning rain, then fine spells.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 40 knots.Becoming westerly 30 knots this morning,rising to 40 knots east of Farewell Spit to Hawera for a time this afternoon and evening. Sea very rough at times.Southwest swell rising to 3 metres.Northwest swell rising to 2 metres.Fair visibility in rain, clearing early this morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 30 knots, turning late Monday southwest 25 knots, then Tuesday northwest 25 knots. Rising late Wednesday northwest 35 knots with very rough sea. Moderate southwest swell in the west. Moderate westerly swell in the east at times.
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
A front preceded by strong northwesterlies moves up North Island today, followed by a west to southwest flow over the country.A ridge redevelops over the North Island by Tuesday.Another front then moves up the South Island by Wednesday,also preceded by strong northwesterlies.
STORM warning for COOK GALE warning for STEPHENS
Strong Wind Advisory. Sunday: Northwest 30 knots gusting 40 knots, easing to 15 knots early morning, then rising to 20 knots late morning. Northwest rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots this afternoon, and to 30 knots gusting 40 knots for a time this evening. Rough sea, easing for a time. Fair visibility in rain,clearing to fine this morning. Cloud increasing this evening.
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Northwest 25 knots, easing to westerly 15 knots late. Cloudy periods, patchy morning rain. Tuesday: Rising to northwest 20 knots afternoon. Fine. Wednesday: Northwest rising to 25 knots. Cloudy periods.
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Northwest 1 metre, rising to 2 metres at times today,late Monday,and Wednesday.