A low and front combination move in from the west today bringing showers then some evening rain to most western regions. The east coast of the country is fairly dry although a few evening showers are possible.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
The odd shower then evening rain, possibly heavy with thunderstorms as northwest winds change gusty west to southwest.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly cloudy with patchy showers developing in the morning. Northwesterly winds change southerly later in the evening bringing some rain, possibly heavy with a few thunderstorms.
Eastern North Island
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, northwesterly winds change southerly overnight bringing showers.
Increasing cloud with the odd shower from afternoon then evening rain, northwesterly winds change southerly later in the evening.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with some developing high cloud, evening showers as northwesterly winds change southerly.
A mainly sunny morning, some cloud from afternoon with light winds tending south to southwest.
Patchy showers or some rain develops this morning then clearing this evening, light winds.
Southland & Otago
Cloudy areas with the odd shower possible, mainly inland. Light winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz