A southerly airflow pushes more rain into the eastern North Island today meanwhile a ridge of high pressure sneaks in over the South Island.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny with southwesterly winds, breezy at times for Auckland. Northland can expect some cloud especially in the west with the odd shower.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy areas, a few showers catch the extremities of Taranaki and get into the Central Plateau at times, fresh southerly winds.
Eastern North Island
Rain for much of the day, easing in the evening to showers. Strong southwesterlies gale about the coastal fringe.
Morning showers, drying out in the afternoon then some sun breaks through before dusk. Strong southerly winds, gales through Cook Strait, backing off a touch after midday.
Marlborough & Nelson
A mix of sun and cloud, southerly winds for Marlborough, afternoon northerlies for Nelson.
Morning cloud then sunny spells increase from afternoon, southwesterlies die out in the evening. Light easterlies from midday for South Canterbury.
Sunny, some cloud about southern Fiordland may bring a light shower or two. West to southwesterly winds from afternoon.
Southland & Otago
Morning sun then some afternoon cloud as northerlies change to the west or southwest, chance of a shower for Southland.