North Island, periods of rain about Wellington and Wairarapa also spreading into Hawkes Bay. Showers elsewhere becoming isolated. South Island, rain in the east gradually clearing. Mainly fine elsewhere, but late rain in Fiordland.
North Island, fine spells. Remaining showers about Gisborne and Hawkes Bay and also western parts of Northland and Auckland clearing. A few showers developing from Waikato to Kapiti in the evening. South Island, showers in the south and west and mainly fine elsewhere.
North Island, mostly cloudy in the west with a few showers from Waikato southwards. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, a few drizzle patches in the west,turning to rain about south Westland and Fiordland, with heavy falls later. Mostly sunny elsewhere.
Showers on Friday and Saturday with easterlies, clearing on Sunday with winds turning northerly.
A period of rain tomorrow morning, followed by showers, some of which may be heavy with possible thunderstorms about Bay of Plenty, the central high country and Wairarapa.
Rain developing tomorrow afternoon, with some hevay and possibly thundery falls later.
A few showers, turning to rain for a time tonight and tomorrow morning. Some heavy falls at times, with possible thunderstorms about the ranges tomorrow.
Rain developing tomorrow morning, then easing in Marlborough later in the day.
Low cloud and patchy drizzle about coastal Otago. Mainly fine elsewhere, but early fog tomorrow, and isolated afternoon and evening showers inland.
Cloudy periods and the odd shower.
Northwest rising to 20 knots overnight tonight. Sea becoming moderate. Southeast swell 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in a period of rain Thursday morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 25 knots, turning Friday morning southwest 25 knots with rough sea,easing early Saturday 15 knots, turning early Sunday northwest 15 knots.Easterly swell becoming moderate Friday evening, easing late Saturday.
Bay of Islands Recreational Marine Area.
A narrow ridge over the country moves eastwards today as a complex low approaches from the Tasman Sea. The low moves onto the North Island on Thursday, followed by a second ridge on Saturday. A front approaches New Zealand from the west on Sunday.
NIL warning for BRETT
Wednesday: Northwest 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this evening and tending northerly 15 knots overnight. Sea slight. Cloud increasing and the odd shower possible. Fair visibility in rain developing late evening. Thursday: Northerly 15 knots, turning westerly 10 knots but 15 knots north of Poor Knights Islands in the morning. Becoming northwest 15 knots everywhere in the afternoon, then rising to 20 knots in the north in the evening. Sea becoming moderate in the north in the evening. A period of morning rain with poor visibility, followed by a few showers.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Becoming northwest 25 knots early morning, then turning southwest 25 knots late morning. Showers easing. Saturday: Southwest easing to 15 knots early, and to 10 knots late. Cloudy periods. Sunday: Turning northwest 10 knots early, rising to 20 knots later. Cloudy periods.