Friday Mostly sunny morning. The chance of showers and thunderstorms developing during this evening. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 36.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and the chance of isolated thunderstorms until evening. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 40 km/h before shifting S/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Isolated showers near the coast in the morning. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h.
Monday Partly cloudy. Isolated showers west of the ranges in the morning. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||16||33||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 10||32||W 17||24|
||16||35||60%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 7||60||WSW 21||24|
||12||29||90%||1-5mm||Nil||N 10||39||W 16||33|
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.