HEAVY RAIN FOR THE WEST COAST OF THE SOUTH ISLAND, AND SIGNIFICANT SPILLOVER FOR THE OTAGO AND CANTERBURY HEADWATERS
North Island, a few showers becoming rain in most places. Mainly fine with high cloud about the east coast. South Island, rain spreading to most places, with heavy falls in the west.
North Island, rain, with some heavy falls about the central North Island, easing to a few showers from the southwest. South Island, rain about the west coast with some heavy falls, some rain or showers in the south, mainly fine elsewhere.
North Island, some showers in Northland, a few early showers elsewhere clearing and fine spells increasing. South Island, mainly fine, but a few showers in Fiordland.
Cloudy periods on Friday with strong northerlies. Rain on Saturday, possibly heavy, and strong northerlies easing. On Saturday, mainly fine with light winds.
Scattered showers, a few possibly heavy and thundery this afternoon and evening. Showers becoming isolated tomorrow.
Cloud increasing this evening and showers developing. Showers clearing tomorrow afternoon then fine spells.
Mainly fine. Isolated showers this afternoon and evening.
Cloudy periods. Drizzle about Wellington and Kapiti Coast tomorrow morning.
Mainly fine. High cloud increasing tomorrow and severe northwest gales developing inland.
Mostly cloudy. A few showers, clearing tomorrow afternoon but rain developing in the evening.
Mostly cloudy with occasional rain, becoming heavy and possibly thundery tomorrow evening. Severe northwest gales developing in Fiordland tomorrow morning.
Variable 10 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing Thursday evening.Sea slight. Northeast swell, 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in showers, clearing Thursday morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 20 knots, changing overnight Saturday southerly 15 knots,then dying out Sunday.
Bay of Islands Recreational Marine Area.
A narrow ridge moves eastwards off the area today and Thursday. An active front passes over the upper North Island on Saturday, followed by another weak ridge.
NIL warning for BRETT
Wednesday: Northwest 10 knots, rising to northeast 15 knots for a time this afternoon. Sea slight. Poor visibility in showers. Thursday: Northwest 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots late morning.Northeast 10 knots developing in the afternoon, rising to 15 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Poor visibility in patchy morning drizzle, clearing to fine spells in the afternoon.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northerly rising to 20 knots. Few showers, to rain in the afternoon. Saturday: Northerly 20 knots, changing southwest 10 knots later. Rain at times. Sunday: Becoming easterly 10 knots. Early rain, to few showers.