Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Any morning cloud clears then mostly sunny with southeasterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Mostly cloudy with a shower or two, becoming mainly dry this evening although a shower may linger through the night. Cool southerlies.
Morning cloud with the chance of a shower then sunny spells break through from afternoon, southerlies ease this evening.
Marlborough & Nelson
Morning cloud breaks to sunny spells, there may be an early shower for Nelson. East to southeasterly winds.
Any morning drizzle clears (mainly inland), a fairly cloudy day although near the coast some sun may break through this afternoon. Southerlies tend easterly by evening.
Mostly sunny however Greymouth northwards there may be some cloud and the odd shower. Light winds tend west to northwest this afternoon.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny after any morning cloud breaks away, light winds then afternoon sea breezes.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz