North Island, long fine spells, and a few showers for most regions, especially during the afternoon and evening. South Island, a few showers in the west, mainly fine in the east apart from isolated afternoon showers inland in the north.
North Island, mainly fine in the north and east, cloud increasing and patchy drizzle elsewhere. South Island, showers in the west and far south turning to rain, heavy in the south. Elsewhere, fine with increasing high cloud. Gale northwesterlies in exposed places.
North Island, becoming cloudy everywhere. Rain developing in the southwest later. South Island, Rain or heavy rain in the west, easing to showers. A period of rain for the east. Gale northwesterlies easing.
Showers gradually easing on Friday, then clearing on Saturday. Cloudy periods on Sunday. Southwesterlies, dying out on Friday. Strengthening northerlies from Saturday.
Fine spells and isolated showers.
Long fine spells and a few showers.
Mainly fine. A few showers possible inland.
Scattered showers, becoming confined to inland areas tomorrow morning.
Mainly fine. Chance of a shower for Banks Peninsula and Dunedin.
Occasional showers, becoming confined to the coast by tomorrow evening.
Showers, some heavy with hail, easing tomorrow morning.
Southwest 25 knots, easing to 15 knots overnight tonight, and to variable 10 knots Thursday afternoon. Rough sea, easing. Northeast swell 1 metre or less. Northwest swell 1 metre offshore, easing. Fair visibility in showers, easing this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Developing Sunday northwest 15 knots.
Bay of Islands Recreational Marine Area.
An unsettled southwest flow covers the country today, then eases Thursday as a ridge of high pressure builds from the west. Meanwhile, northwesterlies develop over southern New Zealand late Friday, ahead of a front that moves over the South Island on Saturday and Sunday before weakening.
NIL warning for BRETT
Wednesday: Southwest 20 knots, easing to 15 knots this evening. Moderate sea, easing this evening. Fair visibility in a few showers, easing this evening. Thursday: Southwest 15 knots, easing to 10 knots in the morning. Sea slight. Cloudy periods and isolated showers.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Southwest 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots for a time in the morning. Fine spells and the odd shower. Saturday: Southwest 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots early. Fine. Sunday: Northwest 10 knots developing. Becoming cloudy.