Conditions finally ease on Tuesday however it could become unstable in the afternoon, then overnight a front moves in from the west bringing some rain to the west and far south.
A mix of sun and cloud for the upper North Island, chance of an isolated shower from afternoon (especially about the Waikato and Bay Of Plenty where one or two may become heavy). West to northwesterly winds.
Early low cloud or fog breaks to mostly sunny weather about the lower western North Island, cloud builds from midday then isolated showers develop in the afternoon. Showers may be heavy with the risk of a thunderstorm then easing later on. Some rain overnight with further thunderstorms possible along the coast. West to northwest breezes develop after midday.
A sunny morning along the east coast then isolated showers developing in the afternoon, some may be heavy (even the chance of a thunderstorm) then easing later in the evening. Light winds tending east to northeast about the coast in the afternoon. Morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather in Wellington, northerlies freshen from afternoon.
Any morning cloud or fog breaks to mostly sunny weather about Nelson and Marlborough, may be an isolated shower late afternoon / evening (possibly heavy inland) then clearing away. Light winds tend north to northwest in the afternoon. Morning cloud breaks then mostly sunny for Canterbury, may be an isolated shower late afternoon / evening (chance of a heavy fall inland) then easing and clearing later on. East to northeasterly winds.
Some morning sun along the West Coast then a few showers start to move in from afternoon, showers heavier overnight as northwest winds change gusty southwest. Any morning low cloud or fog breaks about Southland / Otago then mostly sunny with some developing high cloud, chance of an isolated shower late afternoon then later in the evening or overnight showers are more likely as southwest winds freshen.
Blue – Heavy form of precipitation – or – low temperatures, typically below 1 to 2 degrees celsius.
White – Snow
Purple – Strong winds.
Yellow – Temperatures around the mid 20 degree mark or over.
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– Aaron Wilkinson, WeatherWatch.co.nz