A southwesterly airflow lies over the country on Friday.
Cloudy areas for the western North Island on Friday, risk of a shower or two also mainly in the afternoon. Cloudy areas develop in the morning along the east coast with the risk of a shower, drying out in the afternoon with cloudy areas hanging around.
A shower or two for the West Coast north of about Hokitika, sunnier skies further south. A mix of sun and cloud for Marlborough and Canterbury, a shower or two possible about Southland / Otago otherwise mainly dry.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz