An active front, preceded by a strong and very moist northwest flow, is expected to move up the South Island during Saturday, followed by very strong and showery west to southwest flow
North Island, a period of rain in the west, clearing but some cloud remains. Mainly fine in the east. South Island, showers in the west and south, fine elsewhere. Strong or gale westerlies for Southland and Clutha.
North Island, isolated showers in the west, fine in the east. South Island, showers in the west and south, fine elsewhere. Strong or gale westerlies for Southland and Clutha.
North Island, isolated showers in the west, fine in the east. South Island, a few showers in the west and south, fine elsewhere.
A period of rain on Sunday, followed by showers and strong westerlies through to Tuesday.
Fine and cloudy periods. Late rain about Taranaki, Taumarunui, Kapiti and Wellington. Gale northwesterlies about Wairarapa and Wellington this evening.
Mainly fine. Rain tonight, heavy about the western Nelson ranges. Gale northwesterlies about Marlborough this evening.
Rain spreading north today, with heavy falls and thunderstorms, easing later. Strong or gale northwesterlies, reaching severe gale about Canterbury High Country.
Becoming fine this morning but high cloud increasing. Scattered rain spreading northwards later. Gale northwesterlies for southern areas.
Rain at times, possibly heavy from afternoon. Gale northwesterlies, turning severe gale southwesterly this evening.
Southwest 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this morning. Northwest 15 knots developing from afternoon.Sea slight.Northeast swell 1 metre.
Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 15 knots, changing Sunday afternoon southwest 15 knots.
Bay of Islands Recreational Marine Area.
A ridge over the North Island eases today, while a front preceded by strong northwesterlies moves up the South Island. The front then crosses the North Island on Sunday,followed by a west to southwest flow over the country until Tuesday.
NIL warning for BRETT
Saturday: Southwest 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots this morning.Becoming northwest 15 knots but northerly 10 knots south of Cape Brett this afternoon. Changing southwest 10 knots everywhere this evening.Sea slight.Morning cloud, then fine.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northwest 10 knots developing in the morning, changing southwest 15 knots later. Cloudy periods, a few showers. Monday: Southwest 10 knots, but 15 knots during the afternoon. Cloudy periods. Tuesday: Southwest 15 knots. Cloudy periods.