In the west from Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel Peninsula: Mostly cloudy, with patchy drizzle. However fine breaks developing tomorrow.
Bay of Plenty: Cloudy periods.
From Wanganui to Wellington, also Taupo and Taihape: Cloud increasing this evening and patchy drizzle developing. However, fine breaks tomorrow afternoon, especially about Wanganui and Manawatu.
Gisborne to Wairarapa: Fine. Warm tomorrow.
Nelson and Marlborough: Mostly fine, but cloudier tomorrow with brief rain in Nelson later.
Canterbury: Mainly fine, but in south Canterbury a few showers this evening and brief rain later tomorrow.
Otago and Southland: A few inland showers clearing this evening. Scattered rain developing tomorrow afternoon and evening.
Buller, Westland and Fiordland: Cloudy with patchy rain or drizzle, but turning to widespread rain in Fiordland and Westland tomorrow, with some heavy falls and possible thunderstorms.
Chatham Islands: Cloudy at times.
Wednesday: North Island, rain or drizzle in the south and west reaching Northland in the evening, then clearing. Fine and very warm about Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, rain or showers in the west and far south and fine or becoming fine elsewhere.
Thursday: North Island, drizzle developing from Waitomo to Kapiti, clearing from Northland and mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, thundery rain in the west and becoming showery in the far south with hail developing and snow lowering to 500 metres. Just high cloud elsewhere.
Friday: North Island, showers, but longer fine spells from Hawkes Bay to Bay of Plenty. South Island, showery with hail.
Chatham Islands: Rain or drizzle at first on Wednesday, clearing afternoon with strong northwesterlies turning southwest. Mainly fine Thursday with strengthening northwesterlies. Showers developing on Friday with a southwest change.