Northland, Auckland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty: Showers turning to rain from late morning, heavy and possibly thundery for a time. Rain easing to a few showers this evening.
Gisborne and Hawkes Bay: Showers about the ranges becoming heavy this afternoon and a few spreading east, then clearing tonight.
Waikato to Wellington including the central high country, also Wairarapa: A few showers.
Marlborough and Nelson: Mostly fine. A few showers about western Nelson and the Kaikoura Coast.
Buller and Westland: Showers becoming few and far between this morning and fine spells increasing.
Fiordland: Mostly fine about the fiords but a few showers about the Lakes.
Canterbury and eastern Otago: Scattered showers, becoming confined to coastal parts of Otago and Banks Peninsula this afternoon.
Inland Otago: Partly cloudy. Isolated showers clearing this afternoon.
Southland: Scattered showers.
Chatham Islands: A period of rain.
Monday: North Island, occasional showers in the west. Mostly fine in the east and south but showers developing from afternoon, however, remaining dry for Hawkes Bay and Gisborne. South Island, showers spreading to most places, but fine for southern Westland and northern Fiordland.
Tuesday: North Island, showers, clearing for Bay of Plenty and Rotorua. South Island, occasional showers in the east and south, with snow to 400 metres in the south. Mostly fine in central and western areas but showers spreading there during the afternoon and evening.
Wednesday: North Island, rain in the north, possibly heavy, easing later.Showers in the south, clearing for western areas. South Island, fine in the west. Cloudy in the east, with showers retreating to the far south and the east coast.
Chatham Islands: Occasional showers Monday and Tuesday, heavy at times, clearing Wednesday but remaining cloudy. Gale westerlies, turning gale southerly on Tuesday, then easing Wednesday.