North Island, cloudy periods, with occasional drizzle about higher ground. However, fine about Hawkes Bay and Gisborne. Gale northwesterlies developing about Wairarapa and Wellington. South Island, rain spreading north, with some heavy falls in the west, easing or clearing from the south later. Gale northwesterlies turning strong southwest.
North Island, rain spreading north, then becoming fine in the south and west from afternoon. South Island, north of Canterbury, scattered rain easing to isolated showers. Mainly fine elsewhere, apart from a few showers in the south.
North Island, cloudy periods and isolated showers, but mainly fine in the west from Waitomo to Wellington. South Island, cloudy periods, and a few showers about the south coast.
Becoming fine Wednesday with strong northwesterlies. A few showers on Thursday as winds turn southwesterly, then cloudy periods on Friday.
Mainly fine. Isolated showers developing this afternoon, then clearing tomorrow morning.
Mainly fine, high cloud at times. Westerly gales in exposed places south of Hastings.
Cloudy periods and a few showers, especially this afternoon.
Cloudy with isolated showers. Becoming fine this afternoon.
Fine, apart from some areas of high cloud. Scattered early rain tomorrow for Otago. Westerly gales in exposed places.
Occasional showers, but periods of rain for Fiordland.
Showers today. A period of rain tomorrow morning, then mainly fine. Westerly gales in exposed places.
Periods of rain, clearing tomorrow afternoon.
Southwest 15 knots. Sea slight. Northerly swell 1 metre at times.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 15 knots, turning for a time Wednesday afternoon northwest 15 knots,and Thursday afternoon northwest 20 knots. Changing late Thursday southwest 20 knots.
Bay of Islands Recreational Marine Area.
A west to southwest flow covers the country today, then a ridge develops over the North Island on Tuesday. A front preceded by strong northwesterlies moves up the South Island on Wednesday, and the North Island on Thursday, with another ridge developing over the country behind it. Another front approaches the lower South Island by late Friday.
NIL warning for BRETT
Monday: Westerly 10 knots. Becoming southwest 15 knots but northwest 15 knots north of the Poor Knights Islands this afternoon, and southwest 15 knots everywhere this evening. Sea slight. Fine spells. Tuesday: Southwest 15 knots, easing to variable 5 knots for a time north of Cape Brett in the afternoon and early evening. Sea slight. Partly cloudy.
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Southwest 10 knots, turning northerly 10 knots for a time afternoon. Cloudy periods. Thursday: Turning northwest 15 knots afternoon, changing southwest 15 knots late. Rain developing afternoon, clearing late. Friday: Southwest 15 knots, changing easterly 15 knots late. Partly cloudy.