North Island, fine apart from isolated afternoon showers about the ranges. South Island, rain about northern Westland and Buller with a few showers elsewhere.
North Island, partly cloudy over the northern half and rain gradually spreading over the southern half. South Island, rain or showers spreading to most places, clearing in northern Fiordland later. Snow lowering to 500 metres in the south in the evening.
North Island, a few showers, but a period of rain in the north at first. South Island, cold showery southerlies, but fine in Fiordland and clearing in Westland.
Cloudy periods on Saturday with northwesterlies easing and turning southerly by evening. Mainly fine on Sunday with northerlies strengthening. A period of rain on Monday with northwesterlies easing.
Mainly fine, isolated afternoon and evening showers.
Areas of morning cloud, then fine apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers in Taihape.
Fine, apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers about the ranges.
Morning cloud, then fine with some high cloud.
Fine with some high cloud, but low cloud spreading up the Canterbury and Kaikoura coast.
Cloudy periods with a few showers.
Rain spreading northwards, with heavy falls possible, easing to showers in Fiordland and Southland in the evening.
Easterly 15 knots, becoming variable 10 knots this morning. Sea slight.Northeast swell 1 metre at times.
Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Sunday northwest 15 knots, changing Monday southwest 20 knots.
Easterly 15 knots, but variable 10 knots south of Tauroa Point. Sea slight. Southwest swell 1 metre, easing.
Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Sunday northwest 20 knots, changing overnight Sunday southwest 20 knots. Southwest swell becoming moderate Saturday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A ridge of high pressure sits over the North Island today, while a front moves north over the South Island. The front moves slowly north, reaching the North Island on Saturday, and clearing the country during Sunday and Monday, with a cold unstable southerly flow gradually becoming established further south.
Wind warning Nil.
For the Manukau Harbour: Friday: Variable 5 knots. Southwest 10 knots developing for a time this afternoon. Sea slight Fine. For the Waitemata Harbour: Friday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing for a time this afternoon. Sea slight. Fine. For Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Friday: Northeast 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots late evening. Sea slight. Fine.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Variable 5 knots with afternoon sea breezes 10 knots. Mainly fine, chance afternoon shower. Sunday: Variable 5 knots with afternoon sea breezes 10 knots, but northerly 15 knots developing about the Outer Gulf and northwest 10 knots elsewhere in the evening. Cloudy periods. Monday: Changing southwest 20 knots, easing to 15 knots late. A period of rain, then a few showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: East Coast: Northeast 1 metre. West Coast: Southwest 1 metre, rising to 2 metres late Saturday and to 3 metres late Monday.