North Island, a few showers in Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay, otherwise mainly fine. South Island, rain developing in Westland and Buller, otherwise mainly fine.
North Island, rain or showers developing everywhere but Hawkes Bay and Gisborne. South Island, rain in the west and north, with heavy falls possible in Westland, Buller and Nelson, and a few spots falling elsewhere, clearing in the east later.
North Island, scattered rain, with heavy falls possible in Northland and Auckland, clearing everywhere by evening. South Island, rain or showers in the west or south, otherwise mainly fine.
Mainly fine with westerlies dying out on Thursday. Northerlies developing on Friday with cloud increasing. Rain developing on Saturday, with heavy falls possible and northwesterlies rising to gale for a time.
Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers developing overnight, becoming widespread in Auckland and Coromandel for a time tomorrow afternoon .
Scattered showers turning to rain overnight with some heavy falls in the Tararua Range. Rain clearing from the south tomorrow, then fine.
Often cloudy. Scattered showers tomorrow, clearing Bay of Plenty at night.
A few showers, clearing tonight. Mainly fine tomorrow, but isolated showers for coastal Marlborough until evening.
A few showers, clearing tomorrow morning, then fine apart from patchy drizzle in Buller from evening.
Scattered showers, clearing tomorrow and becoming fine.
A few showers, clearing later tomorrow.
Northwest 20 knots but southwest 20 knots west of Cape Farewell to Hawera, becoming southeast 20 knots but southwest 10 knots in the west this morning,then southeast 15 knots everywhere this afternoon. Southwest swell in the west,1 metre. Northwest swell in the west, 1 metre dying out. Westerly swell in the east, 1 metre dying out. Poor visibility in a period of rain this morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Thursday morning variable 10 knots.Developing Thursday evening northeast 15 knots, rising early Friday 25 knots with rough sea, changing overnight Friday westerly 20 knots and Saturday southeast 15 knots.
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
A ridge over the upper North Island retreats northeast today as a trough spreads up central New Zealand, followed by another ridge. Another trough approaches from the Tasman Sea on Thursday, crossing the country on Friday, followed by yet another ridge on Saturday.
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS
Wednesday: Northwest 20 knots changing southwest 15 knots early morning, then easing to southerly 10 knots this afternoon, and to variable 5 knots this evening. Moderate sea, easing. Poor visibility in a period of early morning rain, then long fine spells.
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northerly 10 knots developing. Fine spells. Friday: Northerly rising to 20 knots. A few showers developing. Saturday: Changing northwest 20 knots early and southeast 10 knots late. Scattered rain.
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northwest 1.5 metres, easing to half a metre or less today.