North Island, cloudy periods and a few showers in the west, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain or showers in west and far south, with snow flurries possible to 600 metres in the south. Mainly fine with high cloud elsewhere.
North Island, remaining showers clearing and becoming mostly fine. However, cloudy periods and isolated showers developing in the east. South Island, showers in the west and south clearing and fine spells increasing. Mostly sunny elsewhere.
North Island, mostly sunny, but isolated showers in the far north and east. South Island, mostly sunny, but a few showers developing in Fiordland.
Cloudy periods and northwesterlies on Monday. Showers developing early Tuesday behind a strong, cold southwest change, gradually easing on Wednesday.
A few showers mostly clearing this afternoon, but persisting about Waikato and Auckland until tomorrow morning.
Showers, gradually easing.
Mainly fine. Severe westerly gales in exposed places south of Hastings, easing this afternoon.
Mainly fine, but a few showers this afternoon, mainly Wairarapa.
Patchy rain north Canterbury and Marlborough clearing this afternoon and becoming fine everywhere. A few showers developing south of Dunedin tomorrow evening.
Drizzle developing about Fiordland and Stewart Island this afternoon, spreading north this evening and turning to rain overnight. Some heavy and possibly thundery falls south of the Glaciers from tomorrow afternoon.
Showers clearing tomorrow morning.
Westerly 30 knots, easing to 20 knots this afternoon and to variable 10 knots Sunday morning. Rough sea easing. Northwest swell 2 metres dying out.
Outlook following 3 days: Developing Monday morning southeast 15 knots, changing Monday afternoon southwest 20 knots. Easing Wednesday variable 10 knots.
Westerly 25 knots easing to southwest 15 knots this afternoon and to variable 10 knots Sunday morning. Southeast 15 knots developing north of Hokianga Harbour Sunday evening. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell 4 metres easing. Northwest swell 3 metres easing. Fair visibility in showers, clearing this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming everywhere Monday morning southwest 20 knots. Easing Wednesday variable 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A southwest flow over the area eases today. A ridge moves onto the area on Sunday, followed by a southwest flow on Monday. Another ridge moves onto the area late Tuesday.
Strong wind advisory in force for all areas
For the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Saturday: Westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots easing to 20 knots this afternoon and to 10 knots this evening. Rough sea easing this afternoon. Fair visibility in showers. Sunday: Westerly 10 knots, easing to variable 5 in the evening. Sea slight. Fair visibility in a few showers, clearing afternoon. For the Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Saturday: Westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots easing to 15 knots this evening. Rough sea easing this evening. Fair visibility in showers. Sunday: Westerly 15 knots easing to 10 knots in the morning, and to variable 5 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods.
Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Southerly 10 knots developing in the morning, rising to southwest 20 knots in the afternoon. Cloudy periods, the odd shower. Tuesday: Southwest 20 knots. Cloudy periods, a few showers. Wednesday: Southwest 15 knots, easing to variable 5 knots. Fine spells with the odd shower possible.
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: East Coast: Northerly 1 metre, dying out Sunday. West Coast: Northwest 1 metre, dying out late today. Southwest 3.5 metres,easing to 1.5 metres Sunday then rising to 2 metres late Monday and to 3 metres Tuesday.