A gusty westerly airflow continues to push through on Friday, a weakening front moves northwards over the South Island during the day.
Some cloud at times for the western North Island on Friday, sunny and hot out east. Morning rain for the West Coast of the South Island, easing to showers by midday and clearing in the afternoon with sun breaking through.
Mostly sunny for the eastern South Island, showers clear in the morning about the far south then sun breaks through. Winds gusty from the west about the far south and inner parts of the South Island during the day.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz