Northland: Cloudy periods and a few showers, some heavy and possibly thundery in the Far North this evening.
Auckland, Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and Taupo: Fine spells. Isolated showers about Auckland and Coromandel, mainly in the east, spreading to Bay of Plenty and Taupo this evening.
Waikato to Wellington, including Taihape, also Gisborne to Wairarapa: Mostly fine, but cloudy periods and a few showers about northern Taranaki, Kapiti and Wellington.
Nelson and the Marlborough Sounds: Mostly cloudy with showers about the Sounds. A few showers developing in Nelson this afternoon.
Remainder of Marlborough, and Canterbury: High cloud increasing, with a few spots of rain from afternoon.
Otago and Southland: Scattered rain spreading north this morning, clearing during the afternoon then mainly fine.
Buller to Fiordland: Rain spreading north, heavy and possibly thundery at times, easing in Fiordland and south Westland this afternoon.
Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods.
Sunday: North Island, cloud increasing for most places, and rain developing in the north and west. Showers south of Kapiti clearing, becoming fine. South Island, rain or showers in the north and west, fine with high cloud elsewhere.
Monday: North Island, rain in the north and west, easing in western areas later, scattered falls elsewhere. South Island, rain in the north and west, easing to a few showers in the north, high cloud and a few spots of rain elsewhere.
Tuesday: North Island, periods of rain for most places. South Island, rain for most places, easing in the west and becoming fine in Fiordland.
Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods and fresh northerlies on Sunday. Cloudy with a few showers and strengthening northerlies on Monday. Rain developing on Tuesday and northeasterlies rising to gale.