North Island, a few showers in the south, turning to rain later, possibly heavy. Cloudy periods with a few afternoon showers about the ranges elsewhere. South Island, rain, possibly heavy about Buller, Nelson and Marlborough,clearing about Southland and Clutha by afternoon.
North of Taihape, a period of rain, then showers. Between Taihape and Canterbury Plains, rain, possibly heavy, easing later. South of Canterbury, often cloudy with isolated showers.
About the east coast of the South Island, showers turning to rain. Elsewhere, occasional showers, but mainly fine about Northland.
Low cloud, with rain or drizzle on Thursday and Friday. Winds changing southeast early Wednesday, then turning northeast on Friday.
Areas of morning and evening cloud, otherwise mainly fine. However, the odd afternoon or evening shower possible.
Mainly fine, with a slight chance of an afternoon shower, mainly inland.
Cloudy periods, and drizzle about the ranges.
Fine with high cloud.
Rain gradually spreading north, possibly heavy about eastern Otago and Southland, but only patchy falls for Canterbury. Northwest gales in exposed places inland until evening.
Periods of rain about Fiordland, some heavy, spreading north across Westland this morning, and Buller by evening. Rain easing in the south later.
North of Abut Head: Northerly 15 knots, gradually rising to 25 knots from this morning.Elsewhere:Northeast 20 knots,then gradually becoming northwest 30 knots this morning.Easing to northwest 15 knots this afternoon.Sea becoming rough at times.Northwest swell 2 metres developing.Southwest swell 1 metre.Poor visibility in rain developing this morning,spreading north from this afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Wednesday morning variable 10 knots everywhere. Becoming Wednesday evening northeast 15 knots in the north.Becoming Friday everywhere variable 10 knots. Moderate northwest swell easing Wednesday. Southwest swell becoming moderate Wednesday,easing Thursday.