A northwesterly airflow lies over the country today as a broad depression sits in the Tasman Sea. Expect rain or showers in many western areas, drier conditions out east with some high cloud and mild temperatures.
Auckland & Northland
Cloudy with north to northwesterly breezes, periods of rain becoming patchy now and then with dry spells too. Fairly humid conditions.
Bay Of Plenty, Waikato & Central North Island
Periods of rain with northwesterly breezes, rain may ease off and become patchy now and then with the chance of a dry spell too.
Eastern North Island
Early rain clears then expect plenty of high cloud with breezy northwesterly winds. There may be a few sunny spells at times.
Western North Island
Cloudy skies, some rain mainly about northern Taranaki and Kapiti. The odd shower may spread elsewhere at times. North to northwesterly winds.
Early rain eases to the odd shower, dry spells now and then during the day too. Brisk north to northwesterly winds.
Early rain eases to the odd shower at times, perhaps a drizzle patch or two. North to northwesterly breezes.
Early spots of rain clear then expect high cloud with breezy north to northwesterly winds.
Sunny areas and some high cloud, north to northwesterly breezes. Winds lighter near the coast.
Rain with north to northeasterly winds, a few heavy thundery falls possible at times.
Early spots of rain clears then expect high cloud with northeasterly winds.
Sunny with some high cloud, north to northwesterly winds. A few spots of rain possible in the afternoon and especially evening.
Morning rain mostly clearing then expect sunny spells, there is the chance of a remaining shower now and then through afternoon and evening otherwise mainly dry.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz