Northland to Waikato, also Coromandel and Bay of Plenty: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers.
From Waitomo to Wellington, including the central high country, also Hawkes Bay south of Napier and Wairarapa: Showers turning to rain from the west this morning, with some heavy falls about North Taranaki and the Tararua Range.
Gisborne and the remainder of Hawkes Bay: High cloud, with a few spots of rain.
Nelson and Marlborough except the Kaikoura Coast: Occasional rain, heavy about the ranges, easing this evening.
Kaikoura Coast and Canterbury: High cloud. However, a few showers, especially about the High Country and South Canterbury.
Otago and Southland: Scattered showers, some heavy, with isolated thunderstorms and possible downpours this afternoon and early evening.
Buller, Westland and Fiordland: Rain, some heavy and possibly thundery, easing in Buller late afternoon.
Chatham Islands: Mostly cloudy.
Monday: Occasional rain for most of the North Island, with some heavy falls possible from Waitomo to Taranaki. Rain in the west and south of the South Island, some heavy falls and thunderstorms possible.High cloud elsewhere.
Tuesday: North Island, showers becoming isolated by afternoon, but clearing in the east from Bay of Plenty to Wairarapa and fine spells increasing. South Island, occasional showers in the west and south, a few showers elsewhere with a strong southwest change.
Wednesday: North Island, scattered showers in the west, mainly fine elsewhere. Northwesterlies, possibly gusting severe gale in exposed places in the south. South Island, heavy rain easing to showers in the west and south, a few showers elsewhere with a cool strong southwest change. Westerlies possibly gusting severe gale in the south.
Chatham Islands: Periods of rain. Northerlies strengthening on Monday, turning strong southwest for a time on Tuesday, and again on Wednesday.