A north to northeasterly airflow lies over New Zealand today with a front gradually pushing onto the West Coast of the South Island during the day then onto the west of the North Island overnight.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Thick high cloud although some sun may break through for a time this afternoon, rain moves in overnight. North to northeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Thick high cloud with Northerly winds, rain moves in overnight pushing in from the west.
Eastern North Island
Plenty of high cloud with northeasterly winds, some lower level cloud possible for Gisborne then breaking up in the afternoon.
Thick high cloud, some overnight rain. Northerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Plenty of high cloud with north to northwesterly winds, some overnight rain especially about Nelson.
Cloudy, chance spot of rain later in the day. East to Nor’East winds.
Cloudy with the odd shower, more so from afternoon then evening rain with the odd heavy fall. Breezy northeasterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Cloudy with the odd spot or some scattered rain at times, especially this evening. North to northeasterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz