Friday Partly cloudy. Isolated showers from the late morning until this evening. Isolated thunderstorms from the late morning until this evening, more frequent in the northwest. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog early in the morning. Isolated showers from the late morning. The chance of thunderstorms during the evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h turning NW 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and the chance of thunderstorms. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h turning W 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Monday Mostly sunny. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||26||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 7||87||NNE 10||46|
||16||28||50%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 6||53||N 8||41|
||14||26||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 4||85||NNE 13||61|
||20||26||40%||-||Nil||N 15||65||NNE 27||64|
||12||24||90%||1-5mm||Nil||N 6||53||N 7||48|
||14||27||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 6||53||N 8||41|
14:41 EDT New Zealand is preparing for a major weather event this weekend and Tropical Cyclone Luci brings gale for winds and heavy rain to northern and central parts of the country.