Severe weather expected in many areas, please see Watches and Warnings.
Northland, Auckland and Coromandel
Showers, some heavy, with squally thunderstorms possible before dawn. Severe gale westerlies in exposed places, easing late morning.
Waikato to Taumarunui, also Taupo and Bay of Plenty
Showers becoming isolated this morning, and becoming fine about Bay of Plenty.
Gisborne, Hawkes Bay
Showers developing this morning.
Wanganui and Taihape to Wellington, also Wairarapa
Periods of rain, heavy at times, falling as snow above 600 metres. Severe southerly gales in Wellington, Kapiti, southern Wairarapa, Wanganui and Taranaki.
Marlborough and Canterbury
Periods of rain, heavy at times, with snow above 200 metres. Severe southerly gales about northern and coastal Marlborough.
Otago, Southland and southern Fiordland
Showers, falling as snow above 200 metres.
Northern Fiordland, Westland and Buller, also Nelson
Mainly fine. Severe gale southeasterlies in exposed places, easing afternoon.