Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A mix of sun and cloud with light winds, afternoon sea breezes near the coast. Heavy showers developing for some inland areas after midday. A chance of thunderstorms also then clearing at night.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny after any morning cloud breaks away, cloud build ups may produce heavy showers and thunderstorms about the ranges of Wairarapa in the afternoon / evening. Light winds in the morning then sea breezes.
Mostly sunny with northerly breezes.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with afternoon north to northwesterly winds. Showers may develop for inland areas in the afternoon, some becoming heavy with thunderstorms then clearing at night.
Mostly sunny after any morning cloud clears with afternoon east to northeasterly breezes, inland about the foothills showers develop in the afternoon, possibly heavy with thunderstorms then clearing later in the evening.
Mostly sunny after any morning cloud breaks away, afternoon westerly winds. Fiordland sees some cloud and a shower or two in the afternoon.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with light winds after any morning cloud breaks away, afternoon sea breezes. Becoming hot for some inland areas. There may be heavy showers or downpours develop late afternoon / evening for inland areas, low risk of a thunderstorm then clearing later in the evening.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz