Northland to Waitomo, including Coromandel Peninsula: Patchy drizzle morning and evening, however, afternoon shower possible about Northland. Drizzle becoming more widespread tomorrow.
Bay of Plenty: Mostly fine, afternoon shower possible. Patchy light rain tomorrow.
Taranaki to Wellington, including central high country: Patchy rain or drizzle clearing tomorrow morning.
Gisborne to Wairarapa, including Nelson and Marlborough: Fine, some high cloud. Scattered rain south of Napier tonight and early tomorrow.
Buller: Patchy drizzle turning to rain tonight. Few showers tomorrow.
Canterbury: Fine, some high cloud. Brief rain this afternoon.
Otago and Southland: Scattered rain today. Fine breaks tomorrow, but a few showers spreading east at times, mainly about Southland and Lakes.
Westland and Fiordland: Rain this afternoon, heavy falls and possible thunderstorms this evening. Easing overnight, but heavier falls return later tomorrow.
Chatham Islands: Patchy rain overnight, clearing tomorrow afternoon.
Thursday: North Island, showers developing from Waitomo to Wellington and drizzle lingers in the Far North. Fine elsewhere. South Island, thundery rain in the west and becoming showery in the far south with hail developing and snow lowering to 600 metres. Just high cloud elsewhere.
Friday: North Island, showers, a few heavy, but longer fine spells from Hawkes Bay to Bay of Plenty. South Island, showery with hail.
Saturday: North Island, a few showers in the north and west,otherwise fine. South Island, showers in the west and south, along with gales about the south coast. Fine elsewhere.
Chatham Islands: Mainly fine on Thursday with northwesterlies becoming strong. Showers developing Friday afternoon with a change to colder southwesterlies. A few showers on Saturday with westerlies.