North Island, rain or showers for most places, with heavy falls possible in Bay of Plenty, Rotorua and the Gisborne ranges. South Island, rain gradually clearing from the south, and becoming mostly fine.
North Island, occasional rain across central areas, a few showers elsewhere, clearing from Wanganui to Wellington. South Island, cloudy periods and isolated showers in the west, elsewhere mainly fine with patchy morning fog.
North Island, cloudy periods and isolated showers. South Island, a few showers and increasing cloud in the west, fine elsewhere.
Cloudy with a few showers on Saturday, with northerlies tending easterly. Rain and strong southeasterlies on Sunday and Monday.
Cloud increasing, showers tomorrow.
Fine today. Cloud increasing tomorrow, with showers from afternoon.
Mainly fine. The odd shower about coastal Gisborne.
Fine, then isolated showers Friday evening.
Fine with cloudy periods.
Fine spells and isolated showers at first. Cloud increasing tomorrow and rain spreading south from late afternoon, reaching Westland at night.
Mainly fine, but scattered rain late tomorrow.
Fine at first. High cloud tomorrow, and scattered rain near the coast spreading inland later.
Patchy drizzle today. Rain tomorrow, possibly heavy later.
Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing this morning,rising to 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Northeast swell rising to 1 metre. Poor visibility in rain developing this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Easterly 30 knots, turning Saturday southwest 15 knots, easing Sunday variable 10 knots. Rough sea easing. Northeast swell becoming moderate Saturday, easing Sunday.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A complex trough approaching New Zealand from the north and west crosses the country today and Saturday, followed by a ridge on Sunday. Another trough approaches the South Island from the Tasman Sea on Monday.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Strong wind advisory. Friday: Northeast 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this morning, and to easterly 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough in the evening. Fair visibility in a few showers developing from late morning, turning to rain in the evening.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Turning southwest 15 knots, dying out late. Early rain, then a few showers. Sunday: Variable 5 knots, but southerly 10 knots for a time. A few showers. Monday: Variable 5 knots, but southwest 10 knots for a time. Fine spells, possible shower.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northeast half a metre, rising to 2 metres late today and to 2.5 metres for a time Saturday. Easing to easterly 1 metre Sunday.