North Island, cloudy periods in the west and isolated showers from Waikato to Whanganui, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, light rain in the west, becoming heavier south of Hokitika from evening, fine with high cloud elsewhere.
North Island, cloudy periods, with isolated showers or drizzle in some places, but mainly fine in the east. Northerly gales about Wellington. South Island, a period of rain spreading northeast, heavy and possibly thundery in the west and about the high country, but only a few showers spreading to the east. Northwest gales about Canterbury high country.
North Island, a period of rain or showers spreading northeast. South Island, a few showers turning to rain in the west, but mainly fine with high cloud in the east.
Often cloudy. A few showers, clearing Friday. Northerlies.
Cloudy periods. Isolated showers, mainly in Northland.
Areas of low cloud or fog morning and night, otherwise mainly fine.
Occasional rain or drizzle clearing late tomorrow.
Areas of low cloud and patchy drizzle clearing tomorrow and becoming generally fine.
Fine, apart from areas of early morning fog or low cloud.
Cloudy periods, with a few showers later tomorrow.
Showers developing overnight turning to rain tomorrow afternoon, briefly heavy.
Low cloud and patchy drizzle clearing tomorrow morning, then fine.
Cloudy periods, with scattered rain later tomorrow.
Cloudy periods, with a few showers tomorrow.
Southerly 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this morning.Westerly 20 knots developing this afternoon. Sea becoming moderate. Southwest swell west of Farewell Spit to Hawera, 1 metre.
Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 20 knots. Rising later Saturday 30 knots with rough sea. Becoming Saturday night westerly 15 knots. Rising late Sunday northwest 25 knots. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell in the west becoming heavy Sunday. Moderate westerly swell in the east, developing Saturday.
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
A low pressure system moves away to the east of the North Island today, while a weakening front affects the South Island. Another front moves onto the South Island Friday and then onto the North Island Saturday night. A third front moves up the South Island Sunday and the North Island Monday.
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS
Thursday: Variable 5 knots but southerly 10 knots south of Kapiti Island, becoming variable 5 knots everywhere early morning. Southwest 10 knots developing early this afternoon, becoming northerly 10 knots from late this afternoon. Sea slight. Cloudy periods.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northerly 10 knots. Mainly fine. Saturday: Northerly rising to 20 knots late afternoon. Cloudy with patchy drizzle. Sunday: Becoming northwest 15 knots early. Rain clearing.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northwest 1 metre developing early Friday, rising to 2 metres late Saturday.