North Island, showers, but mainly fine with isolated showers about Bay of Plenty, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, showers for most, more persistent from afternoon.Snow possibly lowering to 600 metres in far south.
North Island, showers, more persistent about east coast, gradually clearing from the southwest. Gale southwesterlies in exposed places. South Island, few showers in the south and about east coast,clearing to fine in the east. Mainly fine elsewhere, but cloud increasing and a few showers developing about the west coast.
North Island, a few showers, turning to a period of rain about the central and lower parts. South Island, rain in the south and west, easing to few showers,then clearing in west. A few showers elsewhere with a strong southwesterly change.
Partly cloudy, with a few showers tomorrow.
Fine, apart from isolated showers tomorrow afternoon.
Mainly fine. Showers about western Nelson, briefly spreading elsewhere for a time tomorrow.
Rain, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms, turning to showers tomorrow.
Fine at first, apart from light rain in Otago clearing tonight. Scattered showers tomorrow, mainly in the afternoon when some could be heavy with hail.
Mainly fine at first. Showers tomorrow, some heavy with hail, and snow lowering to 600 metres.
Periods of rain, heavy at times with hail and possible thunderstorms. Snow lowering to 600 metres tomorrow.
Mostly cloudy, with occasional drizzle tomorrow.
Westerly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Fair visibility in a few afternoon showers.
Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 30 knots, rising early Wednesday 40 knots with very rough sea, easing late Wednesday southwest 20 knots. Rising Thursday westerly 30 knots. Moderate northwest swell developing for a time Wednesday.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A front over the upper South Island and another over the lower South Island both move onto the North Island today, followed by cold southwesterlies. A low develops over central New Zealand late Tuesday, then moves away to the east on Wednesday as a trough crosses the South Island. A strong southwest flow remains over the country on Thursday.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Strong Wind Advisory. Monday: Northwest 10 knots, rising to 15 knots in the morning. Becoming westerly 20 knots in the afternoon, and rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots at times. Sea rough at times from midday. Cloudy periods, and fair visibility in a few showers.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Northwest 20 knots. Cloudy periods. Wednesday: Rising to northwest 30 knots early, changing southwest 30 knots in the afternoon, easing to 20 knots later. A few showers. Thursday: Rising to westerly 30 knots early, easing to southwest 20 knots late. Cloudy periods, chance shower.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Northerly half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre for a time Wednesday.