A front slowly moves northwards over the upper South Island today reaching the lower North Island late afternoon / evening. Gusty northwesterlies precede the front, changing southwest behind.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mostly cloudy day with northwesterly winds, there may be a light shower or two about (mainly later in the day) otherwise fairly dry. Overnight some rain moves in.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy, patchy rain or drizzle becoming more persistent late afternoon / evening with a chance of heavy falls then clearing overnight.
Eastern North Island
Some rain gradually moves into the Wairarapa this morning / afternoon then pushing into Hawkes Bay and Gisborne later in the evening / overnight. High cloud otherwise during the day with northwesterlies.
Areas of rain for much of the day with gusty northwesterlies, easing later in the evening as a southerly change moves in then clearing overnight.
Marlborough & Nelson
Rain with a chance of heavy falls (heavy falls more likely about Nelson and the Marlborough Sounds, only spits further east) then easing from afternoon. Nor’West winds change Sou’West late afternoon / evening.
Becoming cloudy this morning with showers then some rain in the afternoon, clearing later in the evening / overnight. Cool southwesterlies.
Showers, then clearing away in the afternoon with some sun breaking through.
Southland & Otago
Morning showers then some afternoon sun. Sou’West winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz