In other regions:
Fog in the Hutt Valley soon lifting. A few light showers this morning, then fine breaks developing this afternoon. Southerlies dying out this evening.
Mostly cloudy. An evening shower or two north of Orewa. Southwesterlies turning easterly this afternoon.
Remaining cloud clearing this afternoon and becoming fine. Southerlies dying out this morning.
Morning cloud then becoming fine. Strong southwesterlies, easing this afternoon.
Showers clearing before dawn, but remaining cloudy. Southwesterlies turning southeasterly this morning.
Mostly cloudy. Some morning fog. Southwesterlies dying out this afternoon.
National Short-Range Forecast
Cloudy. Rain becoming confined to the Far North this morning. A few showers in the east tonight.Auckland, Waikato, Waitomo, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty
Mostly cloudy. Areas of early morning drizzle, and one or two evening showers about Coromandel Peninsula and Great Barrier Island.Gisborne to Wairarapa
Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers becoming confined to the ranges by afternoon.Taranaki to Wellington, including Taumarunui, Taupo, and Taihape
Areas of morning fog and drizzle, then fine spells increasing.All the South Island, except Southland, Clutha and Fiordland
Fine apart from areas of cloud.Southland, Clutha and Fiordland
A few showers, becoming confined to the south coast this afternoon with increasing fine spells elsewhere.Chatham Islands
The odd shower.
National Long-Range Forecast
North Island: Rain in Northland, gradually spreading south from afternoon, possibly heavy. However, only scattered falls for Gisborne, Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa. South Island: Mainly fine with morning frosts. Cloud then increasing for most with scattered rain from evening, but remaining dry in Southland and inland Otago.Friday
North Island: Rain with some heavy falls, turning to showers, isolated in the east. South Island: A period of rain, but rain more persistent about the west coast.Saturday
North Island: Showers, isolated in the east. South Island: Rain with snow to 600 metres in the south, easing in Southland and Otago later.Chatham Islands
Mostly cloudy with isolated showers. Rain developing later on Friday, possibly heavy, then easing to a few showers on Saturday. Strong southwesterlies easing Thursday. Strong or gale northeasterlies developing late Friday, turning northwesterly Saturday morning.