Northland Fine spells and the odd shower. Early fog patches tomorrow.
Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula: Fine spells and isolated showers clearing this evening. Early mist or fog patches tomorrow.
Bay of Plenty: Showers clearing this evening, becoming fine tomorrow.
Waikato to Wellington, including the central high country: Cloud increasing this evening and a few light showers developing, clearing tomorrow morning.
Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa: Fine.
Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury and Otago (excluding Clutha): Mainly fine, but early fog patches tomorrow.
Buller and Westland: Patchy drizzle, turning to rain overnight Friday.
Southland and Clutha: Rain developing about Stewart Island this afternoon, and about coastal Southland and Clutha this evening, clearing early tomorrow morning.
Fiordland: Drizzle turning to rain tomorrow, with heavy falls tomorrow night.
Chatham Islands: Mainly fine, but the odd shower tomorrow morning.
Friday: North Island, mainly fine, but cloudier from Waitomo to Kapiti. Isolated afternoon showers in Northland and eastern Bay of Plenty. South Island, cloudy periods and scattered showers in the west,mainly fine elsewhere.
Saturday: North Island, cloud increasing and a few showers developing towards evening from Waikato to Horowhenua Kapiti Coast,mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain with heavy falls in the west easing to showers as winds turn southwesterly, scattered rain in Otago, mainly fine elsewhere.
Sunday: North Island, a few showers for Bay of Plenty and Auckland north, becoming fine further south. Cloud increasing in the east, with isolated showers. South Island, becoming fine in the west and south, often cloudy with isolated showers elsewhere.
Chatham Islands: Often cloudy, with winds turning fresh southerly on Friday, then dying away. Northwesterlies becoming strong on Saturday. A period of rain on Sunday with a southerly change.