Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula: Periods of rain, heavy and possibly thundery at times in the east and north, easing in Northland this evening.
Bay of Plenty and Taupo: Cloudy with patchy drizzle developing this morning.
Waikato to Manawatu and Gisborne to Wairarapa: Fine apart from some cloudy periods.
Horowhenua to Wellington: Mostly cloudy. A few showers, clearing this afternoon.
Nelson and Marlborough Sounds: Scattered rain.
Remainder of Marlborough, Canterbury to Southland: Mainly fine with high cloud. Few spots evening rain for Southland.
Buller and Westland: Mostly cloudy, with occasional rain north of Hokitika.
Fiordland: Rain developing this morning, with some heavy falls this evening.
Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods, few showers possible.
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.