North Island, cloudy periods, with occasional drizzle about higher ground. However, fine about Hawkes Bay and Gisborne. Gale northwesterlies developing about Wairarapa and Wellington. South Island, rain spreading north, with some heavy falls in the west, easing or clearing from the south later. Gale northwesterlies turning strong southwest.
North Island, rain spreading north, then becoming fine in the south and west from afternoon. South Island, north of Canterbury, scattered rain easing to isolated showers. Mainly fine elsewhere, apart from a few showers in the south.
North Island, cloudy periods and isolated showers, but mainly fine in the west from Waitomo to Wellington. South Island, cloudy periods, and a few showers about the south coast.
Becoming fine Wednesday with strong northwesterlies. A few showers on Thursday as winds turn southwesterly, then cloudy periods on Friday.
Mainly fine. Isolated showers developing this afternoon, then clearing tomorrow morning.
Mainly fine, high cloud at times. Westerly gales in exposed places south of Hastings.
Cloudy periods and a few showers, especially this afternoon.
Cloudy with isolated showers. Becoming fine this afternoon.
Fine, apart from some areas of high cloud. Scattered early rain tomorrow for Otago. Westerly gales in exposed places.
Occasional showers, but periods of rain for Fiordland.
Showers today. A period of rain tomorrow morning, then mainly fine. Westerly gales in exposed places.
Periods of rain, clearing tomorrow afternoon.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 35 knots but southwest 30 knots south of Abut Head.Becoming southwest 30 knots everywhere this morning, easing to 20 knots this evening. Very rough sea in the north,easing. Southwest swell 3 metres. Northwest swell 2 metres at times.Fair visibility in showers.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest easing early Tuesday 20 knots, becoming late Tuesday northwest 25 knots. Rising Wednesday afternoon northwest 35 knots with very rough sea, changing late Wednesday southwest 25 knots. Easing late Thursday southwest 15 knots.Southwest swell becoming heavy for a time Tuesday. Northwest swell becoming moderate Wednesday, easing Thursday.