HEAVY RAIN FOR WESTLAND AND BULLER A front associated with a low over the Tasman Sea moves onto the west of the South Island on Friday, then continues moving slowly eastwards during Saturday
North Island, a few showers developing from Northland to Taranaki. Cloud increasing elsewhere. South Island, rain developing in the north and west, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms. High cloud increasing elsewhere, with scattered rain spreading across later in the day.
Periods of rain, with heavy falls possible for the north of the North Island, and also the northern and western South Island.
Rain turning to showers in most places.
Cloudy periods and isolated showers from Friday to Sunday. Southeasterlies turning northeast on Friday, then becoming strong on Sunday.
Scattered showers, mainly in eastern areas, clearing by evening.
Mainly fine. Areas of frost or fog this morning.
Long fine spells, but a few showers near the coast.
Areas of morning cloud and isolated showers, then becoming fine.
Areas of cloud and morning fog, otherwise fine.
Scattered showers about Westland and Buller, spreading to Fiordland this afternoon.
Fine, but areas of fog or low cloud morning and night.
Mostly cloudy with a few light showers.
Variable 10 knots. Sea slight.
Outlook following 3 days: Developing Friday morning northeast 15 knots,gradually rising by early Saturday 35 knots with very rough sea, easing overnight Saturday northwest 15 knots.Moderate northerly swell developing Friday,easing Sunday.