Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Any morning cloud clears then mainly sunny with light east to southeasterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Mostly cloudy with showers, especially right on the coastal fringes. Southerly winds.
Any early showers clear, cloud breaks to a mostly sunny afternoon. Southerlies die out by evening.
Marlborough & Nelson
Any early cloud clears then mainly sunny, light winds.
Mostly sunny with some high cloud from afternoon after a frosty start, northeasterly winds.
A mix of sun and cloud, cloud will gradually increase. Rain moves into Fiordland this afternoon then pushes northwards overnight. Northeasterlies.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud after a frosty start, there may be a spot of rain spread from the west this evening. North to northeasterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz