Northland to Waikato, including Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty: Showers, possibly thundery in Northland and Bay of Plenty today. Becoming fine tomorrow evening.
Waitomo to Kapiti including the central high country: Drizzle developing tonight, then clearing tomorrow morning.
Gisborne to Wairarapa and Wellington: Isolated afternoon showers Hawkes Bay northwards today. Showers everywhere tomorrow, clearing inland later.
Nelson: Fine, apart from a period of showers overnight.
Buller and Westland: Rain spreading north this afternoon and clearing by midday tomorrow.
Marlborough and Canterbury: Showers spreading north this evening, then clearing tomorrow afternoon.Snow to around 700 metres tomorrow morning.
Otago, Southland and Fiordland: A period of rain this afternoon, then showers with snow to 400 metres and southwest gales, all clearing tomorrow morning.
Chatham Islands: Fine today. Rain or showers tomorrow.
Saturday: North Island, fine with early frosts inland. A few morning showers about the east coast clearing. South Island, Cloud increasing in the west with rain developing in Fiordland. Mainly fine in the east.
Sunday: North Island, mainly fine, cloud increasing in the west with patchy drizzle about the high ground south of Taupo. South Island, rain spreading from the south to most places, with heavy falls in the west. Gradually clearing from the south later.
Monday: North Island, Rain spreading to most places, clearing south of Taranaki to Hawkes Bay later. South Island, Rain north of Hokitika and North Otago, clearing then mainly fine, but isolated afternoon and evening showers about the ranges. Chatham Islands: A few early showers on Saturday, then fine spells and strong cold southwesterlies easing. Cloudy periods and westerlies on Sunday. A period of rain with a southerly change on Monday.