Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Showers, some may be heavy with hail / thunder. Breezy west to northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Some high cloud, a few spots of rain may spread from the west late afternoon / evening. West to northwesterly winds.
Showers or rain at times, westerlies change southerly later in the evening.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly cloudy, there may be a spot of rain. A southerly change late afternoon or evening brings showers.
Rain with heavy falls possible, easing later on / overnight. Fresh southwesterly winds.
A mix of sun and cloud, perhaps a shower at times too otherwise mainly dry. South to southwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Rain, chance of a heavy fall then easing from late afternoon. Fresh cool southerly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz