A westerly quarter airflow lies over New Zealand today, a front passes off to the east of the South Island during the morning and another moves northwards over the North Island during the day. A westerly airflow lies over New Zealand on Friday with wet weather in the west, dry sunnier weather out east.
A mainly dry morning for the upper North Island today then a few showers move in during the afternoon, showers and sunny spells for the lower North Island in the west clear by evening. A mainly sunny day along the east coast. Morning rain for the West Coast of the South Island eases to showers, morning spots of rain in the east clear then becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon.
A shower or two for the western North Island on Friday, more so from afternoon. Sunny conditions in the east. A similar story for the South Island with rain or showers in the west, sunny weather in the east with a touch of high cloud at times.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz