Isolated showers about Gisborne, northern Hawke's Bay, Coromandel Peninsula, Northland and the South Island west coast. Mainly fine elsewhere.
North Island: Isolated showers developing for Waikato northwards. Fine spells elsewhere. South Island: Cloud and a few showers in the west, and rain developing for Fiordland late in the day. Fine elsewhere.
North Island: A few showers for most but fine about the east coast. South Island: Rain spreading north west of the Divide with heavy falls. Fine with high cloud elsewhere but scattered rain developing in Southland.
Showers clearing on Sunday, but remaining cloudy with westerlies. Cloudy on Monday and Tuesday with northwesterlies picking up.
Mostly fine, scattered afternoon and evening showers, mainly about the ranges.
Partly cloudy, isolated showers north of Horowhenua. becoming fine in the afternoon, but showers remain about Taihape and the ranges of Whanganui and Manawatu until evening.
Mainly fine, isolated afternoon and evening showers for Nelson, Marlborough and the ranges of northern Canterbury.
A few showers, clearing from Westland in the morning and elsewhere in the evening.
Fine spells, a few showers clearing in the afternoon.
Southwest 30 knots, easing to 20 knots early this morning, and to 10 knots this evening. Rough sea easing. Northwest swell 1 metre, easing.
Outlook following 3 days: Developing early Sunday southeast 15 knots, turning Sunday evening northeast 15 knots, dying out late Monday. Developing Tuesday northwest 15 knots.
Southwest 30 knots, easing to 15 knots early this morning. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell 4 metres at times.
Outlook following 3 days: Turning Sunday afternoon easterly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell, easing Tuesday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A southwest flow across the country today weakens as a high spreads over the country from the Tasman Sea. The high persists through Sunday into Monday. A front moves onto the lower South Island on Tuesday.
Strong wind advisory in force for Bream Head to Cape Colville.
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Saturday: Southwest 20 knots, easing to 15 knots this afternoon, and to 10 knots this evening. Moderate sea, easing afternoon. Cloudy periods, isolated showers. For Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Saturday: Southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to 20 knots away from the Colville Channel early this morning. Easing to 20 knots everywhere by midday, to 15 knots this afternoon, and to 10 knots this evening. Rough sea, easing away from the channel early this morning, and about the channel by midday. Cloudy periods, isolated showers.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Gradually turning northeast 15 knots. Partly cloudy, isolated showers. Monday: Northeast 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots late. Partly cloudy, isolated showers in the east. Tuesday: Variable 5 knots. Northwest 10 knots developing late. Partly cloudy, isolated showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: East Coast: About the outer gulf - Northerly 1 metre, dying early today. Northeast half a metre to metre developing Monday.Elsewhere - Northerly half a metre,dying out early today. Nil significant afterwards. West Coast: Southwest 3 metres, easing to 1.5 to 2 metres Monday. Northwest 1 metre, dying out early today.