North Island, showers developing for most then gradually clearing late in the day. Gale northwesterlies about Tararua District and southern Hawkes Bay. South Island, Showers in the west, spreading into the east for a time. Gale northwesterlies in the east.
North Island, showers clearing in the morning then mainly fine. South Island, showers in the south retreating to the coast, otherwise mostly fine with morning frosts.
North Island, cloudy periods in the west, fine in the east apart from early showers for Gisborne. South Island, Fine and frosty in the east, showers developing in the south and west, turning to rain in Fiordland. Gale westerlies in the far south.
Showers with westerlies on Saturday. Showers heavy for a time early Sunday with a strong southwest change. Showers and southwesterlies ease on Monday.
Cloudy periods with isolated showers.
Mostly fine. The odd shower about Bay of Plenty, Taupo and the Tararua District tomorrow, and possibly for Horowhenua and Kapiti Coast in the evening. Westerly gales tomorrow evening in exposed parts of the Tararua District and Hawkes Bay south of Hastings.
Mostly fine, with westerly gales about the High Country. A shower possible about the Sounds tomorrow evening.
Occasional showers, some heavy tomorrow morning.
Rain or showers, heavy at times.
Fine spells, but showers about coastal Southland and Clutha, spreading elsewhere for a time tonight, and again tomorrow evening. Westerly gales in exposed places.
Northwest 30 knots. Sea rough. Southwest swell west of Cape Farewell to Hawera,3 metres. Westerly swell in the east, 2 metres. Fair visibility in showers this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Changing early Sunday southwest 25 knots. Easing late Sunday southwest 15 knots but variable 10 knots in the east.Becoming Monday northwest 25 knots. Sea rough at times.Moderate southwest swell in west.Moderate westerly swell in the east,easing Sunday.
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
A strong northwest flow persists over the area until a front crosses the country late Saturday through Sunday.
GALE warning for COOK NIL warning for STEPHENS
Strong Wind Advisory. Friday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, rising to 30 knots gusting 40 knots for a time this afternoon and evening. Sea rough. Fine, but chance of an evening shower.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northwest 30 knots. Partly cloudy, chance shower. Sunday: Changing southerly 15 early, then becoming variable 5 knots. Chance shower with the southerly change. Monday: Northerly 15 knots developing. Cloudy periods.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northwest 1 metre but 1.5 metres north of Otaki, rising to 1.5 metres but 2 metres in the north today, and easing to half a metre everywhere Sunday. Southwest half a metre developing Sunday.