SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAIN FOR THE SOUTH ISLAND WEST COAST AND CANTERBURY HEADWATERS
North Island, a period of rain for most, then a few showers in the west, and mainly fine in the east. South Island, rain with heavy falls in the far north at first, otherwise showers, some heavy in the west and far south. Cold southwesterlies spreading across the island.
A cooler day with long fine spells, but also isolated showers.
North Island, cloud increasing, with a few late showers in the north. South Island, rain developing in the west, and a few showers developing elsewhere.
Mainly fine, but cloud increasing tomorrow.
Mostly cloudy, with isolated showers tomorrow. Northwest gales becoming widespread tomorrow, severe in Wellington and Wairarapa from evening.
Cloud increasing. Scattered rain developing tomorrow afternoon. Northwest gales developing tomorrow, severe in Marlborough from late afternoon.
Rain becoming heavy tomorrow with torrential falls and possible squally thunderstorms later.
Fine tonight. Occasional rain tomorrow, with persistent, heavy falls about the High Country. Severe northwest gales in exposed places from tomorrow afternoon.
Patchy rain becoming widespread and heavier tomorrow afternoon.
Fine tonight, becoming cloudy tomorrow.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 30 knots but 20 knots south of Cape Palliser, rising to 35 knots in the south early this evening.Northwest rising to 45 knots in the south Wednesday afternoon. Sea becoming high in the south. Southwest swell 1 metre.
Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 30 knots, but 45 knots in the south with high sea. Becoming everywhere Thursday morning northwest 50 knots, changing Thursday evening southwest 20 knots, dying out Friday.Developing early Saturday northeast 15 knots, rising late Saturday 25 knots. Southerly swell becoming moderate late Thursday, easing Saturday.