North Island, rain or showers in most places, some heavy falls about the ranges, clearing later. South Island, showers in most places, a few heavy in the afternoon.
North Island, fine spells, but a few showers in the south and west. South Island, rain developing in the west, and a few spots of rain elsewhere.
North Island, showers spreading to most places, but only a few in the east. South Island, heavy rain in the west easing. Late rain in the south and a few showers elsewhere.
Showers on Wednesday with northerly winds. On Thursday, the odd shower, but fine breaks increasing. Winds turning westerly. On Friday, cloudy periods and northwesterlies.
Rain spreading east today, followed by fine spells. However, showers developing in the west tonight from Taranaki to Northland, some heavy and possibly thundery.
High cloud and a few brief falls of rain.
Rain easing to showers by early afternoon. Showers becoming frequent about Buller and Nelson tonight, some possibly heavy and thundery.
Rain clearing this morning, then fine spells and isolated showers. Showers more widespread in the north tonight.
Patchy morning rain clearing, then fine spells developing. Scattered showers developing this afternoon, some heavy and possibly thundery with hail from South Canterbury to Southland.
Northeast 15 knots rising to 25 knots this morning, turning northwest 20 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Easterly swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain developing this morning, clearing this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 25 knots with rough sea, easing early Thursday westerly 15 knots. Moderate easterly swell easing Wednesday.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A couple of troughs moves eastwards across the area today and Wednesday,followed by a ridge on Thursday. Another trough crosses the upper North Island on Saturday.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Strong Wind Advisory. Tuesday: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots for a time this afternoon and early evening. Sea becoming moderate for a time this afternoon and early evening. Poor visibility in rain at times, clearing this evening. Wednesday: Northwest 15 knots, rising to 20 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots north of Slipper Island in the morning. Turning westerly 20 knots everywhere in the afternoon. Sea becoming rough in the north in the morning, easing in the afternoon. Fair visibility in morning showers, then fine spells.
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Northwest 20 knots tending westerly 20 knots but easing to 10 knots in the south in the evening. Showers, clearing afternoon and fine spells increasing. Thursday: Westerly 15 knots but 10 knots in the south. Mostly fine. Friday: Northwest 15 knots but westerly 10 knots in the south. Cloudy periods and a few showers later.
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Easterly 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres today, easing to 1 metre Wednesday and to half a metre or less on Thursday.