HEAVY RAIN FOR WESTLAND AND NORTHWEST NELSON An active front, preceded by strong to gale northerlies, is expected to move eastwards across the South Island later today and during Saturday
North Island, rain easing to a few showers from the south. South Island, occasional rain or drizzle in most places, but clearing in the south.
North Island, rain spreading to most places, but a few showers across Kapiti and Wellington. South Island, fine in the west, and rain or drizzle at times in the east.
North Island, periods of rain, with some heavy falls,easing to showers across Auckland and Northland later. South Island, rain developing in the east from Canterbury northward, and increasing cloudy periods elsewhere.
On Sunday, patchy drizzle turning to showers, as fresh northerlies change strong southerly. Showery southerlies on Monday. Becoming fine with northerlies on Tuesday.
Mainly fine. Few showers developing tomorrow evening.
Cloudy from Taranaki southwards today, fine elsewhere. Rain spreading north tomorrow afternoon, with heavy falls about Mt Taranaki, clearing Kapiti southwards later.
Fine today. High cloud increasing tomorrow and scattered rain developing tomorrow afternoon in Wairarapa and a few spots in Hawkes Bay later.
Cloud increasing. Rain developing tomorrow morning in Nelson and northern Marlborough, heavy for a time and scattered falls elsewhere, all easing later.
Rain spreading north, with heavy falls, easing tomorrow.
High cloud increasing. Scattered rain developing Dunedin southwards towards evening, and patchy elsewhere, all clearing tomorrow afternoon. Low cloud about coastal areas later.
Northerly rising to 15 knots this morning. Sea slight. Southwest swell 3 metres easing. Northwest swell 1 metre developing.
Outlook following 3 days: Rising Saturday afternoon northwest 25 knots. Changing early Sunday westerly 15 knots. Becoming Monday easterly 25 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northwest swell developing Saturday, easing Sunday.
Variable 10 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing this morning, then rising to 25 knots west of Cape Farewell to Hawera this afternoon. Sea becoming rough in the west. Southwest swell in the west, 3 metres easing. Northwest swell 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in rain developing in the west this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Northerly rising everywhere Saturday morning 30 knots. Changing overnight Saturday westerly 15 knots. Changing late Sunday southeast 20 knots, rising Monday 35 knots with very rough sea. Moderate southwest swell in the west. Moderate northwest swell developing Saturday, easing Sunday.