A few showers in the west. Showers becoming more frequent and heavier south of Taupo tomorrow morning, and elsewhere later, with possible thunder and hail at night. Snow developing on the Desert Road tomorrow night.Gisborne and Hawkes Bay
Mainly fine, with westerly gales in exposed places.Wairarapa, Wellington, Marlborough and Nelson
Mainly fine tonight. Showery periods tomorrow. Strong or gale northwesterlies easing later tomorrow.Buller and Westland
Periods of rain and squally thunderstorms, clearing from Westland later tomorrow.Canterbury
Rain overnight and in the morning, with snow on the inland passes. Clearing by midday, but coastal showers from evening.Otago, Southland and Fiordland
Showers, some heavy with squally thunderstorms and hail, especially near the coast. Snow developing to low levels.Chatham Islands
Periods of rain. Westerly gales for a time tomorrow.
North Island, cold and showery with squally thunderstorms possible for Taranaki to Northland, and southwest gales in the north. South Island, showers in the south and east, fine or becoming fine in the west.Wednesday
North Island, becoming fine but showers continuing about the east coast. South Island, showers in the south, and a few about the east coast at first. Otherwise fine.Thursday
Fine in most places. Cloudy periods and a shower or two in the west of the North Island. Showers for the Far South, and rain developing in Fiordland and Westland later.Friday
North Island, cloudy periods and a shower or two in the west, fine in the east. South Island, rain in the west, and scattered falls developing for Southland and Otago. Elsewhere, increasing high cloud.Chatham Islands
Showers and strong cold southwesterlies through Wednesday. Only a few showers on Thursday and Friday, and southwesterlies easing.