North Island, early rain then long fine breaks and the odd shower for most places, but mostly cloudy in the east with more frequent showers there. South Island, showers, gradually clearing in the west and south.
North Island, showers in the north and east, mostly fine elsewhere. South Island, mainly fine, however a few showers about some northern areas.
North Island, mainly fine for central areas. A few showers elsewhere gradually clearing. South Island, cloud increasing in the west and a few showers developing there. Mostly fine in the east.
Showery throughout Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Northerly winds changing cold gale southwesterly on Saturday, then easing on Monday.
Fine with cloudy periods. Isolated light showers north of Levin. Rain late tomorrow, briefly heavy in Taranaki and Waitomo.
Fine with high cloud developing tomorrow.
Mainly fine but the odd shower south of Timaru today. Rain developing tomorrow afternoon with brief heavy falls and possible thunderstorms and hail about inland Canterbury.
Scattered showers turning to rain tomorrow morning, easing to a few showers in the afternoon.
Fine spells and isolated showers tonight. Rain tomorrow, with heavy falls, easing to a few showers in the evening.
Rain becoming widespread tonight, with heavy falls. Rain easing to showers tomorrow morning and clearing by evening.
Westerly 15 knots. Sea slight. Easterly swell 1 metre.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 15 knots. Becoming Sunday easterly 25 knots with rough sea, easing Monday 15 knots. Moderate easterly swell developing Sunday.
Westerly 15 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres. Northwest swell 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in rain developing late Friday evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Changing Saturday morning southerly 15 knots. Becoming Monday variable 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A ridge spreads onto New Zealand from the west today. A trough preceded by northwesterlies moves over the area on Saturday, followed by another ridge.
Wind warning Nil
For the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Thursday: Southwest 15 knots, easing to westerly 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Long fine spells. Friday: Westerly 10 knots, turning northwest 10 knots in the morning, rising to 15 knots in the afternoon. Sea slight. Morning cloud breaking, then mostly fine. For the Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Thursday: Southwest 15 knots, easing to westerly 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Long fine spells. Friday: Westerly 10 knots. Becoming northwest 15 knots in the morning. Sea slight. Morning cloud breaking, then mostly fine.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Early change southwest 15 knots. Early rain, then the odd shower. Sunday: Becoming southeast 15 knots but 25 knots about the outer Gulf. A few showers. Monday: Southeast 10 knots but 20 knots about the outer Gulf, dying out late. Mainly fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: East Coast: Easterly half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre late Sunday. West Coast: Southwest 2 metres, easing to 1.5 metres today and to 1 metre Friday, rising to 2.5 metres Saturday, then easing to 2 metres Sunday and 1.5 metres Monday. Northwest 1 metre developing Friday, dying out Saturday.