North Island, a few showers turning to rain in the south and east, clearing later. South Island, rain spreading north over northern areas, isolated showers elsewhere, gradually clearing.
North Island, areas of morning cloud then mostly fine, but isolated showers in Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty. South Island, a few showers, turning to rain in the south and east.
North Island, cloudy periods and isolated showers. South Island, areas of morning cloud with a few showers in the north, then becoming mainly fine.
Becoming cloudy with northwesterlies on Monday and rain developing overnight. Rain easing to showers on Tuesday, then periods of rain and southwesterlies on Wednesday.
Mainly fine, but isolated showers. Possible thunderstorms about Bay of Plenty this evening, and about the central North Island tomorrow afternoon.
Fine with high cloud.
Mainly fine. Cloud increasing tomorrow evening.
Fine, apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers about the ranges with possible thunderstorms.
Mainly fine today. A few showers tomorrow.
Fine today, apart from isolated showers inland. A period of rain spreading north tomorrow, heavy for a time with possible thunderstorms.
Patchy rain or drizzle today. A period of heavier rain spreading north tomorrow with thunderstorms.
Variable 10 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing this evening then turning northeast 15 knots early Sunday afternoon. Becoming variable 10 knots Sunday evening. Sea slight. Southeast swell rising to 2 metres. Fair visibility in a few showers from Sunday afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Developing Monday afternoon southwest 15 knots, rising Wednesday 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate southeast swell easing Monday.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A high lies to the west of the North Island over the Tasman Sea throughout the forecast period. Meanwhile, a front stalls and weakens over the lower South Island today. Another front moves over the South Island on Sunday, then the North Island on Monday as a ridge builds over the South Island. Yet another front moves up the South Island during Tuesday and over the North Island during Wednesday.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Saturday: Westerly 10 knots. Becoming westerly 15 knots but northerly 10 knots south of Opito Bay this afternoon. Turning southwest 10 knots in the south in the evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine. Sunday: Changing northeast 15 knots everywhere in the morning then easing to 10 knots in the afternoon. Turning northerly 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods with fair visibility in a few morning showers.
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Northerly 10 knots, changing southwest 10 knots afternoon, then southeast 10 knots at night. A few showers, especially afternoon.. Tuesday: Turning northerly 10 knots morning, then changing southwest 15 knots evening. Fine spells, possible shower morning or afternoon. Wednesday: Southwest 15 knots, rising to 20 knots for a time. Fine and cloudy periods, a possible shower.
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: North of Slipper Island: Easterly 1 metre rising to 1.5 metres Sunday, then easing to 1 metre again Monday and half a metre Wednesday. South of Slipper Island: Easterly half a metre rising to 1 metre Sunday, then easing to half a metre again Tuesday.