A front moves onto the lower South Island early this morning then moves northwards however it quickly weakens as it does so, meanwhile a large low brews in the north Tasman Sea.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Patchy rain or drizzle this morning then drying out from afternoon, a chance of fog to start the day for inland parts of the Waikato / Bay Of Plenty. Showers or drizzle may continue for much of the day about Northland. Easterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Looking mainly dry although there may be an early clearing shower, expect plenty of high cloud. A chance of fog this morning about the Central North Island also. Kapiti may see a few showers feed in from the west at times.
Eastern North Island
Sunny areas and some high cloud, light winds change southerly late afternoon or evening bringing increasing cloud.
A cloudy morning with the chance of a shower, sunny spells develop in the afternoon as breezy northwesterly winds change southerly.
Marlborough & Nelson
A mainly sunny day although late afternoon some cloud increases about Marlborough as winds tend southerly.
Some early sun then cloud quickly increases as winds tend southerly, some drizzle possible about inland areas from afternoon otherwise mainly dry.
Rain early on then quickly easing and clearing around midday, some sun starting to break through from afternoon.
Southland & Otago
Early morning showers clear then sunny areas increase, southwesterlies die out in the morning.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz