A ridge lies over most of New Zealand on Wednesday however a trough may bring a few showers to the upper / western North Island.
On Wednesday expect a mainly settled day for the South Island, some cloud in the east and especially about Nelson / Marlborough. For the North Island it’s cloudy in the east with the odd light shower or drizzle patch, drier out west. From afternoon a small trough brings a few showers anywhere north of about Taranaki then clearing later in the evening. Southeasterly winds will be gusty offshore for northeastern parts of the North Island during the day.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz