Northland: Showers, possibly thundery in the north. Mainly fine tomorrow, with the odd shower in the northeast.
Auckland and Coromandel: Showers clearing this afternoon, and becoming fine.
Waikato to Kapiti, also Bay of Plenty and the central high country: Mainly fine. Isolated showers about Taihape, Wanganui and south Taranaki developing this evening and clearing early tomorrow.
Gisborne and Hawkes Bay: Fine apart from isolated coastal showers.
Wairarapa and Wellington: Cloudy periods and a few showers, clearing early tomorrow and becoming fine.
Nelson, Buller and Westland, also Marlborough and Canterbury: Mainly fine. A few showers about Christchurch and the Kaikoura Coast clearing tonight.
Otago and Southland: Areas of cloud and the odd shower today. Mainly fine tomorrow, with a few morning showers about the south coast.
Fiordland: Fine today. Cloud increasing tomorrow.
Chatham Islands: Occasional showers.
Friday: North Island, fine apart from scattered showers in the north. South Island, cloud increasing in the west, drizzle developing in Buller and rain further south, mainly fine elsewhere.
Saturday: North Island, long fine spells in most places, a few showers in the north, cloud increasing from Taranaki to Wellington with scattered rain later. South Island, rain in the north and west, heavy falls about the ranges, and brief rain further east, easing in Fiordland later and clearing in Otago and Southland.
Sunday: North Island, cloud increasing and some rain or drizzle in the north and west. South Island, rain in the north and west, fine with high cloud elsewhere.
Chatham Islands: Fine spells and light winds on Friday. Increasing cloudy periods and freshening northerlies on Saturday. Occasional rain and northerlies on Sunday.