Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula: A few showers. Rain tomorrow, possibly heavy and thundery at times in the east.
Bay of Plenty and Taupo: Fine at first but isolated showers developing tonight.
Waikato to Manawatu and Gisborne to Wairarapa, excluding Taranaki: Fine apart from some cloudy periods.
Taranaki: Occasional showers, easing tonight.
Horowhenua to Wellington: Mostly cloudy with a few showers developing this evening, possibly heavy in Wellington.
Nelson and Marlborough Sounds: Scattered rain, heavy for a time this evening.
Remainder of Marlborough to Southland: Some high cloud. A few spots of rain, mainly this afternoon.
Buller and Westland: Rain, possibly heavy and thundery, easing in southern Westland this afternoon and elsewhere tomorrow.
Fiordland: Cloudy periods. Rain tomorrow, possibly heavy in the evening.
Chatham Islands: A few showers developing this afternoon.
Monday: North Island, showers over the northern half and mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, periods of rain in the north and west and thick high cloud elsewhere.
Tuesday: North Island, rain over the northern half with heavy falls. Scattered lighter rain elsewhere. South Island, rain in the north and west also setting in the far south. Mostly cloudy elsewhere.
Wednesday: North Island, showers, heavy and possibly thundery over the northern half. South Island, rain or showers in the west clearing. Rain elsewhere with cold southerlies strengthening. Snow lowering to 300 metres in the south and 600 metres about Canterbury.
Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods on Monday with northerlies. Cloud increasing on Tuesday with northeasterlies becoming strong. Rain on Wednesday.