Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa and Wellington: Mainly fine. However, isolated showers about Mahia Peninsula and Gisborne tomorrow afternoon, and cloud increasing towards evening in Wellington and Wairarapa with a few showers spreading north.
The remainder of the North Island: Fine spells and isolated showers. Cloudy periods tomorrow and scattered showers spreading north, reaching Northland late afternoon.
Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury: Mainly fine. Isolated showers in Canterbury this afternoon, but scattered showers tomorrow afternoon and spreading to the Kaikoura Coast.
Buller and Westland: Showers, some heavy, with hail possible in Westland this evening, easing south of Hokitika tomorrow morning.
Fiordland, Southland and Otago: Showers, some heavy with hail, mainly in the south where thunderstorms are possible. Snow lowering to 500 metres this evening.
Chatham Islands: Fine spells and occasional showers.
Monday: North Island, cooler, with showers in most places, but only a few showers for the northern half. South Island, showers, clearing in the north and west, snow level lifting in the south.
Tuesday: Fine or becoming fine in most places, but still a few showers in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay.
Wednesday: North Island, cloudy periods with late drizzle patches from Taranaki to Wellington, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain spreading up the west coast, high cloud increasing in the east with scattered rain later, mainly fine in Nelson and Marlborough.
Chatham Islands: Fine spells and a few showers on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Westerlies turning colder southerly on Tuesday, then dying away on Wednesday.