A weak area of low pressure including a couple of frontal zones sits over the North Island today while a northeasterly airflow lies over the South Island.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Rain, possibly heavy with thunderstorms then easing later in the afternoon or evening. Northeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Rain with heavy falls possible, breezy Easterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Rain, heavy at times with breezy Easterly winds.
Cloudy with drizzle from morning then rain after midday, Easterlies freshen.
Marlborough & Nelson
Cloudy with the odd drizzle patch then evening rain (rain may be heavy). Southeasterly winds freshen.
Mostly cloudy, some drizzle possible from afternoon. Freshening easterly winds.
Mainly sunny weather, some high cloud spreads down from the north later in the day. Some overnight rain possible about Buller. Light winds.
Southland & Otago
Mainly sunny weather, some cloud at times about coastal Otago. East to northeasterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz