A front pushes northwards over the South Island today weakening rapidly as it does so, reaching the lower North Island this evening. The weak remnants of this front moves further northwards over the North Island during Wednesday meanwhile blustery westerlies cover the South Island.
Mainly sunny for the North Island today, just some high cloud. A few showers move into the southwest later this afternoon or evening. For the South Island heavy rain along the West Coast with a chance of thunderstorms then easing midday onwards, morning rain or showers in the far south clears then sun breaks through. Dry about Canterbury through to Marlborough with some high cloud.
A few light showers pepper the western side of the North Island during Wednesday, slowly moving northwards during the day. Sunny and dry out east. Some rain or showers for the western and southern South Island while conditions out east continue to be mainly dry. Blustery westerly winds for the lower South Island.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz