Northland to Waikato: Fine apart from isolated showers mainly in the west, clearing tomorrow.
Waitomo to Wellington, also Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country: Fine, but areas of morning and evening cloud. A few showers about Bay of Plenty tomorrow evening.
Gisborne: Mainly fine, but isolated afternoon showers about the ranges today and tomorrow, and the odd morning shower about the coast tomorrow.
Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa: Mainly fine. Areas of cloud about Wairarapa this evening.
Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury and Otago: Fine, apart from some areas of morning cloud tomorrow.
Buller and Westland: Fine, apart from isolated coastal showers north of Greymouth, clearing tomorrow afternoon. Cloud increasing tomorrow evening.
Fiordland, Southland and Clutha: Cloudy periods and isolated showers, mainly near the coast, clearing from Southland and Clutha overnight.
Chatham Islands: A few showers today, fine spells tomorrow.
Thursday: North Island, mainly fine, isolated showers from Bay of Plenty to the northern Hawkes Bay ranges at first and in Northland later. South Island, cloud increasing in the west, with patchy drizzle turning to rain in Fiordland, mainly fine elsewhere, but high cloud with scattered late rain in the far south.
Friday: North Island, mainly fine, but cloudier from Waitomo to Kapiti. South Island, rain or drizzle in the west, mainly fine elsewhere. Saturday: North Island, cloud increasing with evening drizzle patches from Waikato to Wellington, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain with heavy falls in the west easing to showers as winds turn southwesterly, scattered rain in Otago, fine elsewhere.
Chatham Islands: Cloud gradually increasing on Thursday, with northwesterlies developing. Often cloudy from Friday with winds turning southerly, then dying away. Northwesterlies becoming strong, possibly gale, on Saturday.