A ridge continues to bring mainly settled weather to the North Island on Friday meanwhile frontal activity brings heavy rain to the West Coast of the South Island and dry weather out east.
Mainly settled for the North Island on Friday, any morning cloud breaks away. Risk of an isolated shower for Northland late afternoon / evening.
Rain for the West Coast of the South Island is heavy at times, mainly dry in the east with some high cloud. Later in the evening / overnight some rain moves into Southland then a few showers for Otago with a southwest change.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz