A blustery west to southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand on Saturday, easing on Sunday as a ridge starts to push in extending out from a high in the Tasman Sea.
Rain or showers for western and southern parts of the country on Saturday, a southwest change brings a few showers up into Canterbury during the afternoon. Winds from the west or southwest will be quite blustery for many parts of the South Island and lower North Island, winds will likely be strongest about coastal areas but some inland parts of the South Island will see gusty winds also.
Showers are mainly only around in the morning for parts of New Zealand on Sunday then drying out into the afternoon. Conditions becoming calmer for most with winds easing and sunny areas increasing.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz