A front slowly moves northwards over the South Island on Friday, weakening as it pushes northwards. Meanwhile a low moves southeast past the northeastern side of the North Island during the day.
Fairly settled across most of the North Island on Friday, some morning cloud in the northeast breaks away then conditions are mostly sunny. A chance of morning fog for inland areas.
Rain or showers north of about the Glaciers eases during the day, mostly clearing by evening. Fairly cloudy in the east with southerlies, a light shower or two possible for Canterbury especially inland. Inland Marlborough may see heavy isolated showers late afternoon / evening.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz