Northland and Coromandel: Often cloudy. Occasional showers, mainly in the east.
Auckland, Waikato, Waitomo, Taumarunui, Taupo, Bay of Plenty and Gisborne: Afternoon fines spells inland. Scattered showers in western Bay of Plenty tonight, spreading to other eastern areas tomorrow.
Taranaki and Taihape to Wellington, also Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa: Mainly fine. Isolated afternoon and evening showers inland tomorrow.
Marlborough and Canterbury: Fine weather.
Nelson, Buller and Westland: Fine today. Cloudier tomorrow, with occasional rain in Westland and showers elsewhere.
Fiordland: Patchy drizzle today. Rain tomorrow, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms.
Southland and Otago: Fine today. Rain developing in Southland tomorrow morning and scattered falls spreading elsewhere later. A few thunderstorms possible tomorrow afternoon and evening.
Chatham Islands: Fine.
Tuesday: North Island, fine, but occasional showers in the northeast and the central high country, and isolated afternoon showers inland elsewhere. South Island, rain or showers in the north and west. High cloud elsewhere.
Wednesday: North Island, showers north of Taihape, high cloud elsewhere. Northerlies rising to severe gale about exposed higher parts. South Island, rain in the west and north, with heavy falls. Elsewhere, high cloud, scattered rain from afternoon. Northerlies, severe gale for a time.
Thursday: Periods of rain. Heavy falls for Taranaki and the North Island central high country, also western South Island. Severe gale northerlies about exposed high parts of North Island, easing.
Friday: Rain in the north and west of both islands easing, then clearing for the North Island. Dry with high cloud in the east.
Chatham Islands: Fine and cloudy periods. Rain late Friday. Northeasterlies, strengthening Wednesday, rising to gale Thursday, before changing northwest Friday.