For the North Island, excluding Gisborne and Hawkes Bay: Cloudy periods and scattered showers.
Gisborne and Hawkes Bay: Fine spells increasing. However, isolated afternoon showers about the ranges.
Marlborough Sounds, Nelson, Buller, Westland and Fiordland: A few showers, turning to rain tonight.
Remainder of Marlborough, Canterbury, Otago and Southland: Areas of morning cloud then mainly fine. However, isolated showers in Marlborough, eastern Otago and Southland this afternoon.
Chatham Islands: Cloudy with a few showers.
Sunday: North Island, rain for most places, possibly heavy with squally thunderstorms in the north, easing to showers and clearing later in the east. South Island, rain in the west, turning to showers. Mainly fine in the east, apart from isolated afternoon showers.
Monday: North Island, showers in the north and west, possibly heavy during the afternoon, clearing later. Fine in the east apart from scattered afternoon showers. South Island, showers in the west gradually easing. Mainly fine in the east, apart from isolated afternoon showers, and scattered light rain in the south.
Tuesday: Showers turning to rain in the west of both Islands. Cloud increasing in the east, with scattered rain spreading across late in the day.
Chatham Islands: Showers throughout the period, turning to rain on Monday. Northerlies, strong for a time on Sunday.