Northland, Auckland and Coromandel: Cloudy periods, with a few light showers clearing this afternoon.
The remainder of the North Island: Fine, apart from areas of morning and evening cloud.
Nelson and Marlborough: Fine.
Buller: Mainly fine. Becoming cloudy this evening, with patchy drizzle.
Westland and Fiordland: Rain south of the Glaciers. Cloud increasing further north and patchy drizzle developing by evening.
Canterbury, Otago and Southland: Fine, apart from areas of high cloud. Northwest gales developing inland this evening.
Chatham Islands: Fine spells.
Sunday: North Island, fine in the east, cloudy periods elsewhere,but drizzle from Taranaki to Wellington. Severe northwest gales about Wellington and Wairarapa. South Island, heavy rain in the west and a period of rain in the south. High cloud elsewhere. Severe northwest gales in the south and east.
Monday: North Island, a period of rain then clearing with northwesterlies easing. South Island, showery in the south and west with snow about the ranges. Rain in the north clearing early on.
Tuesday: A few showers.
Chatham Islands: Mainly fine on Sunday and Monday with strong northwesterlies, but rain from late Monday, clearing Tuesday.