North Island, showers in west and south easing, clearing Kapiti, Wellington and Wairarapa later. Fine elsewhere. South Island, rain or showers easing, and clearing in the east.
North Island, few showers in the west from Waikato to Kapiti, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain in the west, heavy for a time. A period of late rain for Southland and Otago. Fine elsewhere.
North Island, few showers in the west from Waikato to Kapiti, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain in west becoming heavy, late rain for Southland and Otago. Snow lowering to 500 metres in the south later. Mainly fine elsewhere.
A change on Saturday to showers and strong southwesterlies. On Sunday, showers clearing and southwesterlies easing. Few showers developing on Monday with northwesterlies.
Rain or showers, frequent for a time this morning and again this evening. Gale westerlies developing from Auckland northwards, this evening.
Rain becoming confined to the ranges this morning.
Occasional rain, easing later.
Cloud increasing. Rain developing this morning, easing north Canterbury northwards in the east later.
High cloud increasing. Rain developing north of the Glaciers this morning.
Cloud increasing. Rain developing this morning in Otago, with snow to 800 metres in Central Otago later, but only a few spots for Southland.
Cloudy. rain developing this morning, easing later.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 35 knots, easing to 25 knots for a time this morning and afternoon. Very rough sea easing for a time. Northwest swell rising to 4 metres offshore for a time. Poor visibility in occasional showers.
Outlook following 3 days: Easing Saturday afternoon westerly 25 knots and early Sunday 15 knots. Rising late Monday southwest 25 knots.Very rough sea easing. Moderate northwest swell easing Saturday.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A low and associated fronts cross New Zealand from the west today, then move away to the southeast on Saturday, leaving a weak ridge over the area on Sunday and Monday.
GALE warning for PLENTY
Gale warning. Friday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots but 35 knots gusting 45 knots north of Slipper Island, easing to 20 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the north this morning. Rising to 30 knots gusting 40 knots but 35 knots gusting 45 knots in the north in the evening. Sea very rough in the north morning and evening. Poor visibility in occasional showers.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Becoming southwest 25 knots everywhere in the morning, then easing to 15 knots in the evening. Cloudy periods with a few showers, clearing in the afternoon. Sunday: Southwest 15 knots, dying out late. Cloudy periods, few morning showers possible. Monday: Becoming southwest 15 knots. Mainly fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northerly 1.5 metres, rising to 2 metres for a time today, easing to half a metre Saturday then dying out Sunday.