HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED FOR PARTS OF CENTRAL NEW ZEALAND FROM FRIDAY EVENING INTO SATURDAY MORNING
North Island, periods of rain in the north and west, possibly heavy and thundery at times. Scattered falls spreading further east. South Island, thundery rain in the north, easing during the morning. Rain in the east with snow down to 800 metres. A few showers in the far south, but mainly fine for Fiordland.
North Island, showers, but mainly fine for Hawkes Bay and Gisborne until showers spread there in the evening. South Island, mostly cloudy with occasional showers.
North Island, fine breaks, and occasional showers mainly for western areas. South Island, cloudy with occasional showers in the south, and also the east coast. Mostly fine elsewhere.
Rain developing Saturday, heavy and possibly thundery later in the day, with strong or gale northeasterlies changing northwest.Showers on Sunday and Monday, with northerlies turning gale westerly on Sunday, then changing strong southwest Monday.
Showers becoming isolated tonight.
Showers easing tonight. Patchy rain developing tomorrow evening and becoming heavier about Taranaki and Kapiti at night.
Fine. High cloud increasing tomorrow.
Fine at first. Cloud increasing tomorrow afternoon and rain developing in the evening, with heavy falls in Nelson and Marlborough.
Mostly fine, but rain developing late tomorrow and snow lowering to 700 metres at night.
Rain easing to scattered showers overnight, but turning back to rain tomorrow evening, with heavy falls.
Cloudy periods, with a few showers, mainly near the south coast.
Showers, clearing tomorrow.
Southwest 20 knots easing to variable 10 knots this morning.Northeast 15 knots developing this evening. Moderate sea easing. Easterly swell 2 metres easing. Southwest swell,1 metre developing.
Outlook following 3 days: Easterly 20 knots, turning Saturday afternoon southerly 20 knots. Southerly swell becoming moderate Saturday. Moderate northeast swell developing offshore for a time Saturday.