A front lingers over the North Island today, especially the upper half in a very humid northerly airflow. Meanwhile the South Island has northwesterlies and a sunny day in the east.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Drizzle and dry spells, morning heavy rain about the Bay Of Plenty then easing. Humid northerly winds continue. Patchy rain may return later in the day or evening.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
The odd morning shower clears then sunny areas increase, northerly winds.
Eastern North Island
Morning rain eases then becoming patchy, some sun may break through this afternoon. Northerly winds.
Patchy showers possible this morning then sunny areas break through, breezy north to northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Any morning showers clear otherwise mostly sunny with northwesterly winds. Winds tend more northerly about Nelson in the afternoon.
Mostly sunny with light winds then afternoon northwesterlies, right on the coastal fringe a sea breeze may keep some coastal spots a bit cooler.
Any morning drizzle clears then cloud breaks to sunny spells, about Fiordland rain develops in the afternoon however. Light northwesterlies.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with some developing high cloud, a few showers move through late afternoon / evening for Southland. North to northwesterly winds for most although tending east to northeast about coastal Otago.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz