Northland to Manawatu, including Coromandel Peninsula: Mainly fine, but isolated showers this afternoon and evening.
Bay of Plenty and Gisborne to Wairarapa, also Taupo, Taumarunui and Taihape: Scattered showers this afternoon and evening, some heavy and thundery inland. Mainly fine tomorrow.
Horowhenua, Kapiti Coast and Wellington: Sunny spells today. Mostly cloudy tomorrow.
Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury: Mainly fine, but the chance of a shower in Canterbury tomorrow.
Buller, Westland and Fiordland: Fine today. Occasional rain or drizzle developing tomorrow morning.
Otago and Southland: Fine today. Cloudy periods tomorrow with a brief morning shower.
Chatham Islands: Mainly fine. Cloud increasing tomorrow afternoon.
Wednesday: North Island, cloudy periods and a few showers in the north and west, fine with high cloud in the east. South Island, rain with heavy falls in the west and north, scattered rain at times elsewhere.
Thursday: Rain or showers for most places easing, and gradually clearing for much of the South Island.
Friday: North Island, cloudy periods. Isolated showers in the north and east. South Island, scattered rain in the west, mostly fine with high cloud elsewhere.
Chatham Islands: Low cloud, possible fog on Wednesday. Rain Thursday, then showers clearing Friday but remaining cloudy. Northwesterlies on Wednesday and Thursday, changing southeasterly early Friday then tending northeasterly.