Monday's national forecast


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A front slowly moves northwards over the upper South Island today reaching the lower North Island late afternoon / evening. Gusty northwesterlies precede the front, changing southwest behind.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mostly cloudy day with northwesterly winds, there may be a light shower or two about (mainly later in the day) otherwise fairly dry. Overnight some rain moves in.
Highs: 14-17

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy, patchy rain or drizzle becoming more persistent late afternoon / evening with a chance of heavy falls then clearing overnight.
Highs: 11-14

Eastern North Island
Some rain gradually moves into the Wairarapa this morning / afternoon then pushing into Hawkes Bay and Gisborne later in the evening / overnight. High cloud otherwise during the day with northwesterlies.
Highs: 14-16

Wellington
Areas of rain for much of the day with gusty northwesterlies, easing later in the evening as a southerly change moves in then clearing overnight.
High: 12

Marlborough & Nelson
Rain with a chance of heavy falls (heavy falls more likely about Nelson and the Marlborough Sounds, only spits further east) then easing from afternoon. Nor'West winds change Sou'West late afternoon / evening.
Highs: 13-14

Canterbury
Becoming cloudy this morning with showers then some rain in the afternoon, clearing later in the evening / overnight. Cool southwesterlies.
High: 11

West Coast
Showers, then clearing away in the afternoon with some sun breaking through.
Highs: 12

Southland & Otago
Morning showers then some afternoon sun. Sou'West winds.
Highs: 10

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz