North Island, cloudy in the west, with drizzle from Auckland southwards. Mainly fine elsewhere, apart from isolated showers in Bay of Plenty and Coromandel Peninsula. South Island, showers in the west, turning to rain with heavy falls later. Sunny and warm elsewhere. Northwesterlies rising to gale about the high country.
North Island, rain in the west, fine elsewhere. Severe gale northwesterlies in the east and south. South Island, rain in the west and north, heavy at times. Scattered rain elsewhere. Severe gale northwesterlies in Canterbury and Marlborough.
North Island, rain for most, easing to a few showers.Severe gale northwesterlies in the east and south. South Island, rain in the north and west clearing. Showers developing elsewhere. Severe gale northwesterly in Marlborough easing.
Cloudy periods, with a few showers possible throughout the period. Northwesterlies, possibly rising to gale on Tuesday.
Cloudy periods, and isolated morning showers.
Fine, apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers south of Auckland.
Morning showers clearing and becoming fine.
Fine, apart from isolated morning showers in Wairarapa.
Areas of morning cloud then fine. Isolated afternoon showers in Marlborough.
Cloud increasing, and patchy rain spreading north during the day.
Cloudy with patchy rain, clearing this evening.
A few showers, clearing this afternoon.
Southwest 25 knots easing to 15 knots around midday today. Rough sea, easing. Northwest swell 1 metre, dying out. Southeast swell 1 metre.
Outlook following 3 days: Turning Sunday evening northwest 15 knots and rising late Monday northwest 25 knots.Sea becoming rough.
Southwest 25 knots, easing to 15 knots this morning. Rough sea,easing. Southwest swell 3 metres, easing. Fair visibility in a few showers south of Hokianga Harbour, easing this morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Developing Sunday morning northwest 15 knots, rising Monday northwest 25 knots and Tuesday 35 knots for a time. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Moderate northwest swell developing Tuesday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A narrow ridge over the South Island moves onto the North Island during today. Northwesterlies strengthen over the country this weekend,ahead of a front that moves over the lower South Island late Sunday and the North Island on Tuesday. Another front moves over the South Island during Tuesday.
Wind warning Nil
For the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Saturday: Southwest 15 knots, easing to 10 knots in the afternoon. Sea slight. Isolated morning showers, then fine. For the Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Saturday: Southwest 20 knots, easing to 15 knots in the morning and to 10 knots in the evening. Moderate sea, easing in the morning. Isolated morning showers, then fine.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Westerly 10 knots, tending northwest 10 knots in the evening.Cloudy periods. Monday: Northwest rising to 15 knots in the morning and 20 knots later. Mainly fine,rain at night. Tuesday: Northwest rising to 25 knots. Rain.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: East Coast: Easterly half a metre. Northerly half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre Tuesday. West Coast: Southwest 2.5 metres easing to 1.5 metres today. Northwest 1 metre developing Monday, rising to 2 metres Tuesday.