A ridge of high pressure starts to push over the South Island on Wednesday meanwhile expect a southeasterly airflow for the North Island.
A few light showers spread along the east coast of the North Island on Wednesday, risk of a shower late afternoon / evening for the upper North Island otherwise a mainly sunny day beforehand. Areas of cloud for the lower western North Island, perhaps the risk of a shower or two also otherwise mainly dry.
A mostly cloudy day for the eastern South Island, the odd light shower about especially morning. Some sun may break through from late afternoon about coastal areas and Southland / Otago. Mainly sunny for the West Coast, a few showers possible Greymouth northwards from afternoon.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz