Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly cloudy with the odd shower, showers or perhaps some rain more likely later in the evening / overnight as northwesterly winds change southwest. The Bay Of Plenty has less chance of a shower during the day with some sun now and then.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly cloudy with a shower or two, some late evening / overnight rain as northwesterly winds change southwest.
Eastern North Island
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, west to northwesterly winds.
Mostly cloudy, evening showers then clearing overnight. Freshening northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny areas and some high cloud, there may be a spot of rain in the evening mainly about Nelson. West to northwesterly winds.
Increasing high cloud, brief spot of rain possible late afternoon / evening. North to northwesterly winds.
Rain with heavy falls and thunderstorms spreading northwards along the coast during the day, easing in the evening as northwesterlies change southwest.
Southland & Otago
A few areas of rain develop late morning then clearing during the afternoon as northwest winds change west to southwest. Some sun breaks through.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz