A northeasterly airflow lies over New Zealand today as a front and low combination move in from the Tasman Sea, another low moves down from the north.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Any morning low cloud or fog breaks to some sun then expect increasing high cloud, chance of a shower or two, more likely from afternoon in the east then some rain overnight. East to northeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, overnight rain. East to northeasterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, light northeasterly winds.
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, northerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, some rain about Nelson and western Marlborough from evening possibly heavy about Tasman. Light north to northwesterly winds.
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud with light north to northeasterly winds..
The odd drizzle patch about South Westland, thickening high cloud elsewhere. Drizzle becoming more widespread in the evening then turning to rain which may be heavy in a few isolated spots, northeasterly winds..
Southland & Otago
Thick high cloud for Southland and Otago with areas of sun breaking through at times, rain develops later in the evening / overnight as light northwest winds change southwest.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz