Northland and Auckland: Cloudy periods and a few showers.
The remainder of the North Island: Cloudy periods. Isolated showers, especially afternoon and evening.
Buller and northwest Nelson: Scattered showers.
Marlborough and the remainder of Nelson: Mainly fine, but showers in Nelson at night.
Canterbury, Otago, and Southland: Fine, apart from areas of morning cloud in the east.
Westland: Cloudy periods and isolated showers. However rain developing at night, some heavy and possibly thundery falls.
Fiordland: Cloud increasing and patchy rain developing in the morning.
Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods.
Friday: North Island, rain developing from Taranaki to Wellington, clearing towards evening. A few showers further north. Mainly fine in the east. South Island, heavy rain in the west clearing in the afternoon, but returning at night. Scattered falls elsewhere.
Saturday: North Island, rain some with heavy falls from Taranaki to Wellington. Showers elsewhere, but only scattered falls in the east. Northerlies strengthening, gale in exposed places from Taranaki to Wellington. South Island, rain, with heavy falls in the west.
Sunday: North Island, Mainly fine. South Island, rain in the west. A few late showers in the south. Cloudy periods elsewhere.
Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods. Rain from late Friday, then easing to showers on Sunday.