North Island, rain for most places, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms in the west. South Island, rain in the west, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms. Rain in the south, and scattered rain in the east clearing for a time.
Showers in the west, may turning to rain for a time, fine in the east. However, scattered rain in the far south, with snow possible down to 400 metres at first.
North Island, a period of rain for most places with heavy falls possible in the west. South Island, rain with some heavy falls in the west, rain or showers elsewhere, with snow to low levels in the south.
A period of rain later Thursday, with northwesterlies strengthening for a time. On Friday, showers and westerlies, may rise to gale for a time. On Saturday, rain developing and strengthening northwesterlies.
Fine apart from one or two showers.
Fine at first. Cloudy periods tomorrow with isolated showers developing.
Fine apart from brief showers tomorrow morning.
Mostly fine with some high cloud. Brief rain about Nelson and the western ranges of the other areas overnight and again late tomorrow.
Fine at first. Showers tomorrow with a period of rain early morning and again at night.
Periods of rain, heavy and possibly thundery tonight and again late tomorrow.
Cloudy periods and a few showers.
Southwest 15 knots, turning northwest 20 knots this morning. Sea becoming moderate. Northerly swell 1 metre, dying out. Fair visibility in showers this morning and afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Rising Thursday morning northwest 30 knots, changing by Thursday evening southwest 30 knots, then rising for a time early Friday 40 knots. Easing late Friday westerly 25 knots, rising late Saturday southwest 35 knots. Sea very rough at times.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A series of weak troughs embedded within an unsettled westerly flow affect the area throughout the forecast period.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Wednesday: Westerly 10 knots, rising to northwest 15 knots this morning, easing to 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods. Fair visibility in a few afternoon showers.
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northwest rising to 25 knots early, changing southwest 25 knots late.A period of rain, possibly heavy. Friday: Rising to westerly 30 knots early, easing to 20 knots late. Showers. Saturday: Westerly 20 knots, rising to southwest 30 knots late. Rain at times.
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northerly half a metre or less.