North Island, mainly fine, but isolated afternoon showers inland. South Island, few showers in the west, but rain for Fiordland. Scattered rain developing elsewhere, but remaining dry in Nelson and Marlborough.
North Island, mainly fine, but isolated afternoon showers inland. South Island, rain spreading north, heavy in the west. Fine or becoming fine in Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury.
North Island, few showers developing in most places, but rain from Horowhenua to Wellington. South Island, rain spreading everywhere early, clearing in northern Fiordland later.
Cloudy periods and northwesterlies.
Mainly fine. However, from afternoon, one or two light showers possible in the east, north of Whangaparaoa.
Morning cloud then fine. However, isolated afternoon and evening showers inland, especially about and south of Taupo.
Fine, areas of cloud morning and night.
Fine, apart isolated afternoon and evening showers about the Hawkes Bay ranges.
Fine, apart from evening cloud.
Mostly cloudy, with patchy drizzle turning to rain this evening.
Fine, apart from areas of morning and evening cloud, with a few spots of rain in Southland tonight.
Northeast 15 knots, becoming variable 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre.
Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Sunday northerly 15 knots.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A ridge of high pressure sits over New Zealand today, then retreats to the North Island during Friday and Saturday. A front reaches the North Island late Saturday, then slowly clears the country during Sunday and Monday.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Thursday: Easterly 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fine. Friday: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 10 knots in the afternoon, tending northwest late evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods.
Outlook following 3 days: Saturday: Variable 5 knots, tending northerly 10 knots for a time in the afternoon and early evening. Fine. Sunday: Northerly 10 knots developing early, rising to 15 knots later. Cloudy periods. Monday: Changing southwest 15 knots. A period of rain, then a few showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northeast 1 metre, easing to half a metre Saturday.