North Island, Cloudy periods, and a few showers developing for most, turning to rain south of Taranaki to Wairarapa. South Island, a few showers in the south and west. Rain elsewhere, with heavy falls possible, easing to showers in the east. Strong or gale southerlies about the east coast easing.
North Island, Occasional rain in the west and south, A few showers elsewhere. South Island, Rain or drizzle north of about the Christchurch. Cloudy periods elsewhere with a few showers about the south coast.
North Island, Rain or scattered rain for most, mainly dry in Gisborne. South Island, Fine spells in Otago and Southland, with isolated showers about the coasts. Rain or drizzle elsewhere, gradually easing.
Cloudy periods through to Saturday, with a few showers until Friday morning. Easterly winds.
Cloudy periods and a few showers.
Fine breaks. Isolated showers, mainly afternoon and evening.
Fine spells and a few showers about the Nelson and Buller, spreading to Wellington tomorrow morning, then turning to rain in Buller in the evening.
A period of rain with heavy falls spreading spreading north tonight and tomorrow morning, followed by a few showers.
Fine today. Cloud increasing tomorrow and rain spreading north from afternoon.
Scattered rain, becoming widespread tomorrow with cold southerlies, and snow lowering to 600 metres overnight tomorrow.
Fine breaks, chance shower.
Easterly 15 knots. Sea slight. Easterly swell 2 metres. Fair visibility in showers.
Outlook following 3 days: Easterly 15 knots. Moderate easterly swell, easing Saturday.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A high to the southeast of the country extends a ridge across central New Zealand, directing easterlies to the upper North Island. A front moves slowly eastwards across the North Island during Friday and Saturday.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Wednesday: Easterly 15 knots, easing to 10 knots south of Mercury Bay this evening. Sea slight. Partly cloudy, fair visibility in a few showers, easing this evening.
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Tending easterly 10 knots in the morning. A few showers. Friday: Easterly 15 knots. A few showers, turning to occasional rain. Saturday: Northeast 10 knots. Periods of rain.
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Easterly 2 metres, rising to 2.5 metres today, easing to 2 metres Friday and 1.5 metres Saturday.