North Island, fine apart from isolated afternoon or evening showers in the west and north. South Island, a few showers in the north. A period of rain elsewhere, with possible thunderstorms in Otago and southern Canterbury.
North Island, a few showers turning to rain in the south and east, clearing later. South Island, rain spreading north over northern areas, isolated showers elsewhere, gradually clearing.
North Island, mostly fine, but isolated showers in the north. South Island, a few showers, turning to rain in the south and east.
Fine with light winds on Sunday. Becoming cloudy with northerlies on Monday and rain developing overnight. Showers and southwesterlies on Tuesday.
Fine, apart from isolated showers. Some could be heavy this afternoon about the ranges.
Fine, apart from some morning cloud, and the odd afternoon shower about the ranges.
Fine spells, and afternoon and evening showers about the ranges, some heavy and thundery with hail.
Cloudy with a few showers, turning to rain south of Hokitika from afternoon.
Mostly cloudy, but fine breaks increasing later this morning. A few showers developing this afternoon about Otago, some heavy with possible thunderstorms, especially in the east.
Periods of rain.
Variable 10 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing west of White Island for a time this morning. Sea slight. Southeast swell 1 metre offshore.
Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Monday southeast 20 knots. Easing early Tuesday variable 10 knots, then becoming westerly 15 knots later.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A ridge lies over the upper North Island today, while a front weakens and stalls over the lower South Island. Another front moves over the South Island on Sunday, then the North Island on Monday as a ridge builds over the South Island. Yet another front moves up the east coast of the South Island on Tuesday.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Saturday: Westerly 10 knots, becoming northerly 10 knots but westerly 15 knots about the Mercury Islands this afternoon, then becoming southwest 15 knots everywhere this evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Southwest 10 knots, turning northerly 10 knots towards midday. Cloudy periods, a shower or two. Monday: Changing southwest 10 knots early, and southeast 10 knots late. A few showers. Tuesday: Turning northerly 10 knots in the morning, then changing southwest 15 knots in the evening. Showers clearing, becoming fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: North of Slipper Island: Easterly 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres Sunday, then easing to 1 metre again Monday. South of Slipper Island: Easterly half a metre, rising to 1 metre Sunday, then easing to half a metre again Monday.