A southerly airflow lies over all of New Zealand today, showers or rain in the east while conditions are drier and sunnier out west.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny, may be an evening isolated shower about Northland and Auckland. South to southeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloud breaks to sunny areas in the afternoon, a few showers possible near the ranges to the east. Breezy southeasterly winds, strong about coastal areas.
Eastern North Island
Rain, possibly heavy then easing to showers around midday. Fresh cool southerly winds.
Cloudy areas with a showers or two, fresh south to southeasterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny spells about Marlborough with fresh southeasterly winds. Nelson is mainly sunny with southeasterly winds.
Cloudy with a few patchy showers, clearing in the evening. Long dry spells developing near the coast from afternoon. Fresh cool southerly winds.
Sunny with southeasterly winds, tending westerly in the afternoon near some coastal fringes.
Southland & Otago
Chance of an early shower then morning cloud breaks to sunny spells, south to southeasterly winds. Winds tend northeast in the evening about coastal Otago.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz