PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN FOR THE WEST OF THE SOUTH ISLAND AND CANTERBURY NEAR THE DIVIDE TODAY AND THURSDAY Fronts embedded in a moist northwesterly flow are expected to bring periods of heavy rain to the west of the South Island today
North Island, occasional showers in the far north, some rain elsewhere, but just a few spots over the east coast. South Island, few showers in the south and west. Early showers in the north then fine.
North Island, mainly fine about the east coast, a few showers elsewhere. South Island, rain becoming widespread, with some heavy falls in the west.
North Island, a few showers in the far north, a period of rain spreading elsewhere. South Island, early rain in the north, easing to a few showers, and a few showers elsewhere.
On Friday, rain developing in the morning, then easing to a few showers later, with strong northerlies easing, and turning southwest. On Saturday, cloudy periods and northwesterlies developing. And on Sunday, showers and a cool southwest change.
Cloudy periods. Isolated showers in Northland from tomorrow afternoon.
Mostly cloudy. Patchy drizzle tomorrow evening.
Mostly cloudy today with isolated afternoon and evening showers inland. Mostly fine tomorrow.
Mostly cloudy, with afternoon and evening showers inland.
Mostly cloudy, patchy drizzle mainly about the ranges.
Occasional rain, persistent in Nelson and Buller tomorrow evening.
Rain, heavy at times, clearing in Fiordland tomorrow morning and elsewhere in the afternoon.
Fine and warm today. High cloud, and a few afternoon and evening showers about the coast tomorrow.
Fine and warm today. Rain developing tomorrow morning, clearing in the afternoon.
Easterly 15 knots, becoming northerly 10 knots Thursday afternoon.Sea slight. Northeast swell, 2 metres.
Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 10 knots, changing overnight Friday westerly 15 knots. Moderate northeast swell,easing Friday.
Variable 10 knots but easterly 15 knots north of Cape Reinga, easing to variable 10 knots everywhere this evening. Sea slight. Northeast swell in the north, 2 metres. Northwest swell, 1 metre developing.
Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing overnight Friday westerly 15 knots.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A ridge moves off the North Island to the east today. Several fronts move over New Zealand during the remainder of the forecast period.
Wind warning Nil
Manukau Harbour: Wednesday: Northeast 10 knots. Sea slight. Fine spells. Thursday: Northeast 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots in the morning. Sea slight. Cloudy periods. Waitemata Harbour: Wednesday: Northeast 10 knots rising to 15 knots for a time this afternoon and evening. Sea slight. Fine spells. Thursday: Northeast 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods. Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Wednesday: Easterly 15 knots tending northeast 15 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fine spells. Thursday: Northeast 15 knots, easing to easterly 10 knots during the morning. Turning northerly 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northerly 10 knots, turning southwest 10 knots late evening. Occasional showers. Saturday: Southwest rising to 15 knots in the morning. A few showers. Sunday: Westerly 15 knots. One or two showers turning to rain at night.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: East Coast: Northeast 1.5 metres rising to 2 metres today, easing to 1.5 metres Friday and to 1 metre Sunday. West Coast: Westerly half a metre, rising to southwest 1.5 metres Friday.