A complex front, preceded by strong and moist northwesterlies, is expected to move onto the South Island from the southwest on Sunday afternoon, then move slowly north over the Island during late Sunday and Monday
North Island: Cloudy periods and isolated showers, but mainly fine in the east. South Island: Rain developing for most, but clearing in Southland, Fiordland and Otago later.
North Island: Rain spreading from the south, clearing later south of Palmerston North. However, mostly dry with isolated showers north of Waikato. South Island: Rain in Buller, Nelson and Marlborough easing by afternoon. Becoming mainly fine with isolated showers elsewhere.
North Island: Rain or showers from Taihape northwards. Mainly fine further south. South Island: Mainly fine, just isolated showers in Westland.
Cloudy with strong northwesterlies on Monday. A period of rain with a strong southerly change Tuesday morning, then fine spells. Cloudy periods with strong southwesterlies on Wednesday.
Fine spells. Isolated afternoon showers possible.
Cloudy morning and night with patchy drizzle. Scattered showers during the afternoon and evening. Some may be heavy with isolated thunderstorms possible in Taupo, Taihape, Hawke's Bay and Gisborne this afternoon.
Mainly fine, but cloud increasing with patchy drizzle developing this evening. Afternoon fine spells developing north of Nelson tomorrow.
Mostly fine. Areas of low cloud or fog about the Canterbury Plains clearing this afternoon. Cloud increasing tomorrow, rain spreading north from afternoon, reaching Timaru at night.
Rain becoming persistent tomorrow with heavy falls for a time in the afternoon and evening.
Low cloud and drizzle at times.
Variable 5 knots, but afternoon lake breezes 10 knots. Waves less than half a metre. Cloudy periods. Fair visibility in a few showers during afternoon and early evening, some could be heavy.
Variable 5 knots, but afternoon lake breezes 10 knots. Waves less than half a metre. Poor visibility in morning drizzle then fine spells. Fair visibility in a few afternoon and evening showers.
Sun Oct 25 11:00:00 NZDT 2020:
Northerly 10 knots, rising to northwest 15 knots for a time in the afternoon. Cloudy periods. Afternoon showers possible.
Mon Oct 26 11:00:00 NZDT 2020:
Northwest 10 knots rising to 15 knots for a time. Cloudy periods. Showers possible from afternoon, rain in the evening.