Upper North Island
Expect showers today north of the Waikato heavy at times in Northland from afternoon with east to southeast winds, showers clear later in the afternoon about Auckland and further north overnight. For the Waikato and Bay Of Plenty expect cloudy areas with sunny breaks developing during the morning, there is the chance of a remaining morning shower. Cloudy periods with southeasterly breezes in Hawkes Bay and Gisborne, a few showers possible mainly in the ranges.
HIGHS: Low 20’s out west, 19-20 in the Bay Of Plenty. 17-18 in Auckland and Northland. Mid teen temperatures about Hawkes Bay and Gisborne.
Lower North Island
Sunny areas and some cloud for Taranaki through to Wellington, also the Central North Island with southeasterly breezes strong about the Taranaki coastline for a time late afternoon and evening. Cloudy areas in Wairarapa however sunny breaks developing in the afternoon
HIGHS: Low 20’s out west, 17-19 in Wellington, Wairarapa and the Central North Island.
Upper South Island
Mostly sunny today about North Westland and Canterbury northwards, chance of some cloud at times mainly in eastern coastal areas this morning. Expect east to northeast breezes on the east coast and southwesterlies on the west coast.
HIGHS’ 16-18 in the west and east, possibly early 20’s in sheltered inland parts of Buller and Nelson.
Lower South Island
Chance of a few morning showers in Southland and Otago any of which clear, sunny areas develop during the morning. Expect light winds tending westerly, westerlies about the Southland coast will be a bit breezy. Sunny in South Westland with southwesterly breezes, winds tending a little more westerly in Fiordland with cloudy areas and the odd light shower at times in the south.
HIGHS: 14-16 about Fiordland and South Westland respectively, 17-19 in the south and east (Higher temperatures out east), early 20’s in Central Otago.