Mostly sunny over the North Island today with some cloud in the west from Taranaki through to Wellington, northerly winds increase from afternoon with some high cloud. Sunny on the east coast with light winds.
High cloud for the east coast of the South Island today, north to northwesterly winds freshen in the afternoon strong at times in inland areas. Cloudy on the West Coast with rain in Fiordland and showers north up through to Westport, rain spreads further north at night. In Southland a few light showers move in during the evening and may spread into Otago at night as westerly winds ease.
Temperatures of 15 to 16 degrees around all coastlines in the north however in the high teens on the east coast. 13 to 14 in the Central North Island. Temperatures in the high teens for the east coast of the South Island, mid teens in Nelson and 13 to 14 on the West Coast and in Southland.