A westerly airflow lies over the country on Saturday tilting northwest on Sunday.
Sunny areas and some cloud for the western North Island on Saturday, mainly dry but the risk of a light shower or two at times is there. Mainly sunny conditions for eastern regions. For the South Island we have rain for the West Coast, gradually becoming heavy as the day moves along. Generally drier in the east with some high cloud, a few spits or showers move into Southland late afternoon then reaching Otago overnight.
A shower or two more likely for the western North Island on Sunday, Auckland may stay relatively dry however. Warm and dry for eastern regions. The West Coast of the South Island has rain, sunny areas and some high cloud out east with warm afternoon temperatures.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz