Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula and western Bay of Plenty: Cloudy periods. Scattered showers clearing this evening.
Waikato to Taranaki, including the central high country and the remainder Bay of Plenty: Fine spells, and isolated showers clearing this evening.
Wanganui to Wellington, also Nelson: Fine, apart from morning and evening cloud.
Gisborne to Wairarapa: Fine, apart isolated showers in Wairarapa this morning, and about the ranges of Gisborne and Hawkes Bay this afternoon and evening.
Marlborough to North Otago, also Buller to Fiordland: Mostly fine, but areas of low cloud or fog morning and night about Canterbury and Otago coasts, and scattered rain developing about Fiordland tonight.
Remainder of Otago and Southland: Mostly cloudy this morning, fine breaks developing this afternoon.
Chatham Islands: Mostly cloudy, with drizzle developing this evening.
Saturday: North Island, rain or showers for most places, but cloudy periods for the east coast. South Island, Rain developing in the west with some heavy falls and possible thunderstorms later. Cloud increasing in the east, with rain developing south of Oamaru.
Sunday: North Island, rain or showers in the west easing. Showers in the east gradually clearing and fine spells developing. South Island, Rain spreading to most places with some heavy falls in the west. Rain easing to showers later.
Monday: North Island, Showers in the west easing. A few early showers for Bay of Plenty then fine spells. Fine spells, but a few showers spreading up the east coast from afternoon. South Island, Showers for most places easing.
Chatham Islands: Showers on Saturday with northerlies developing. Showers turning to rain on Sunday with northerlies. Rain easing to showers with winds changing westerly on Monday.