A front pushes slowly over the upper South Island today while a north to northwesterly airflow lies over the North Island.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny spells and increasing cloud. A chance of morning fog about inland areas. North to northeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, Taranaki sees mostly cloudy skies from morning with the chance of a shower or two, more likely overnight. North to northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, north to northwesterly winds.
Cloudy with the odd shower or spit of rain, gusty north to northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Cloudy with the odd spot of rain at times, Nelson sees slightly more persistent areas of rain. Gusty north to northwesterly winds.
Some high cloud, a few morning spots of rain clear. Breezy northerlies (strong inland) ease from afternoon.
Heavy morning rain then easing to the odd shower around midday as gusty northerlies change lighter southwest. Rain may not ease about Buller till mid afternoon.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas this morning after any early spots of rain clear, a strong southwest change early to mid afternoon brings a few showers which clear by evening.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz