A west to southwesterly airflow lies over the country on Friday.
Showers for the western North Island on Friday, easing in the evening with long dry spells developing. Showers develop in the morning about Wairarapa then a few push northwards into Hawkes Bay and Gisborne during the afternoon.
A generally showery day for Southland and along the West Coast of the South Island, Otago has morning cloud with the risk of a shower then sunny spells develop. Mostly sunny about Canterbury and Marlborough / Nelson after any morning cloud breaks.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz