North Island, fine apart from isolated afternoon showers about the ranges. South Island, rain about northern Westland and Buller with a few showers elsewhere.
North Island, partly cloudy over the northern half and rain gradually spreading over the southern half. South Island, rain or showers spreading to most places, clearing in northern Fiordland later. Snow lowering to 500 metres in the south in the evening.
North Island, a few showers, but a period of rain in the north at first. South Island, cold showery southerlies, but fine in Fiordland and clearing in Westland.
Cloudy periods on Saturday with northwesterlies easing and turning southerly by evening. Mainly fine on Sunday with northerlies strengthening. A period of rain on Monday with northwesterlies easing.
Mainly fine, isolated afternoon and evening showers.
Areas of morning cloud, then fine apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers in Taihape.
Fine, apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers about the ranges.
Morning cloud, then fine with some high cloud.
Fine with some high cloud, but low cloud spreading up the Canterbury and Kaikoura coast.
Cloudy periods with a few showers.
Rain spreading northwards, with heavy falls possible, easing to showers in Fiordland and Southland in the evening.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* North of Cape Palliser: Northwest 25 knots,easing to 15 knots this evening. South of Cape Palliser: Northerly 35 knots,easing to 25 knots this evening.Very rough sea in the south,easing.Northeast swell 1 metre, easing.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Saturday morning variable 10 knots.Developing Saturday evening northerly 15 knots, rising Sunday northwest 35 knots,changing Monday southwest 15 knots. Sea very rough for a time Sunday and ealry Monday.