A complex trough moves north over the South Island today, and the lower North Island overnight tonight through Monday morning, bringing rain to many areas
Mainly fine for most. A few showers for the northeast of the North Island, also Buller and the far south of the South Island.
North Island: Rain developing for Northland to Coromandel. Occasional showers for Bay of Plenty and in the east, otherwise mainly fine. South Island: Mostly cloudy in the east and south, with patchy drizzle in the east. Fine elsewhere.
North Island: Rain in the north, possibly heavy from Coromandel northwards with gale easterlies. Isolated showers in the east, dry elsewhere. South Island: Cloudy periods in the east, with morning drizzle. Elsewhere, mainly fine.
North Island: Periods of rain or showers in the north and east. Dry elsewhere. South Island: Cloudy periods in the east with early drizzle. Mainly fine elsewhere.
Showers and southwesterlies, easing late Wednesday and showers clearing early Thursday.
Mainly fine. One or two showers.
A few showers, but mainly fine in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. A period of rain spreading north this evening and tomorrow morning, with heavy falls in the west.
Cloudy periods and a few showers. A period of rain spreading north this evening and tonight, clearing before dawn tomorrow and becoming fine.
Rain with heavy falls, clearing south of Hokitika this evening and becoming fine tomorrow. A few showers remain in Buller.
Cloudy with a few showers, becoming confined to the south coast tomorrow morning and becoming fine elsewhere.
Fine apart from a period of rain overnight.
Westerly 25 knots, easing back to 15 knots Monday afternoon. Changing easterly 15 knots east of Mayor Island Monday evening. Rough sea easing. Fair visibility in showers from Monday afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Southeast 15 knots, becoming Tuesday variable 10 knots. Developing Wednesday easterly 20 knots, rising Thursday to 30 knots offshore. Moderate northeast swell developing Thursday.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A front moves north over the South Island today, and across the North Island on Monday. A ridge of high pressure moves onto the country on Tuesday. A second front associated with a low in the Tasman moves onto the North Island on Wednesday and Thursday.
Nil for Plenty
Sunday: Northwest rising to 15 knots this afternoon. Sea slight. Mainly fine. Monday: Northwest 15 knots, easing to variable 5 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods. Fair visibility in a few showers from afternoon.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Northeast 10 knots developing by afternoon. Few showers. Wednesday: Easterlies rising to 15 knots midday, and 20 knots later. A few showers turning to rain late in the day. Thursday: Easterlies 25 knots. Periods of rain with heavy falls possible.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Northeast half a metre or less, tending easterly half to one metre Tuesday then rising to 1.5 metres Thursday.