Northland Fine spells and isolated afternoon showers. Early fog patches tomorrow.
Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula: Fine spells. 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: Fine apart from the odd shower tomorrow morning.
Saturday: North Island, patchy drizzle developing from Waikato to Wellington, mainly fine in the north and east. South Island, rain, heavy falls, in the west easing to showers, scattered rain or showers in the far south, mainly fine elsewhere.
Sunday: North Island, a few showers for Bay of Plenty and Auckland northwards, mainly fine further south. Cloudy periods in the east with a few showers, mainly north of Wairoa. South Island, becoming fine in the west and south, cloudy periods elsewhere, with isolated showers inland.
Monday: North Island, cloudy periods, with a few showers in Bay of Plenty and about the ranges. South Island, drizzle in the west turning to rain in Westland and Fiordland, high cloud increasing elsewhere.
Chatham Islands: Cloud increasing on Saturday, with rain later, northerlies strengthening. Rain easing to a few showers early Sunday and winds turning southerly then dying away. On Monday, long fine spells.