Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A few showers, possibly heavy with some small hail then easing and clearing by evening. Areas of sun gradually increase. Southwesterlies die out in the evening.
Eastern North Island
Dry in the morning with some sun, cloud builds from midday with isolated showers developing in the afternoon. Showers may be heavy with a risk of hail and thunder especially about inland Hawkes Bay / Gisborne then clearing in the evening. Southwesterlies.
Any morning showers clear, cool southerly winds ease.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny, cloud builds in the afternoon bringing the risk of an isolated heavy shower and some hail then clearing by evening. Light winds tending southwesterly.
Sunny spells. Showers out on Banks Peninsula, possibly heavy with a chance of hail. A few showers spreading elsewhere for a time in the afternoon then clearing by evening. Fresh Sou’West winds.
Mostly sunny with light winds tending southwesterly around midday.
Southland & Otago
Showers, a risk of hail and heavy falls mainly this morning then easing, snow flurries to 500 or perhaps 400m. Fresh cold southwesterlies.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz