A northwesterly airflow lies over New Zeland on Wednesday. A front straddles the far south bringing some rain to Southland and Fiordland, slowly pushing northwards along the West Coast later in the day.
A mix of mid and high level cloud across the North Island on Wednesday, mainly dry. Hot afternoon temperatures for the eastern North Island.
Heayv rain about Fiordland slowly moves northwards during the day, mainly dry in the east with some high cloud. Some rain moves into Southland around midday then a few spots may pass through Otago in the evening.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz