Severe weather expected in many areas, please see Watches and Warnings.
From Taranaki to Taupo to Bay of Plenty northwards
Showers, some heavy and squally, and possibly thundery with hail. Showers continuing in Northland and Auckland tomorrow, but clearing elsewhere. Severe westerly gales developing in Northland and Auckland this afternoon.
Gisborne, Hawkes Bay
Fine today. Periods of rain tomorrow.
Wanganui, Taihape to Wellington, also Wairarapa
Scattered showers turning to rain overnight, with some heavy falls, falling as snow above 700 metres. Severe southerly gales developing in Wellington and Kapiti and possibly in south Wairarapa.
Nelson, Buller and the Marlborough Sounds
Periods of rain clearing tonight. Severe gale southerlies, easing tomorrow afternoon.
Remainder of Marlborough, Canterbury
Rain, heavy at times, with snow above 200 metres.
Otago, Southland and southern Fiordland
Snow showers, heavy at times today.
Northern Fiordland and Westland
Mainly fine. Severe gale southeasterlies, easing tomorrow morning.