A northeasterly airflow lies over New Zealand today with a front pushing in from the Tasman Sea onto the West Coast.
Areas of cloud and occasional sun, the odd shower in the northeast from Northland through to East Cape then isolated showers about some inland areas further south this afternoon. Showers may be heavy then easing this evening. Some rain possible about Northland and Auckland late afternoon / evening with a chance of thunder.
Showers for the West Coast, rain for Buller / Tasman and Nelson at times. In the east conditions are drier, expect plenty of cloud though especially this morning. About Southland and Otago isolated showers develop this afternoon especially inland, some may be heavy with a risk of thunder then clearing tonight.
Temperatures in the early to mid twenties for most today, perhaps late twenties for Central Otago.
Northeasterly winds for most, breezy at times about some coastal parts of the South Island.
Please refer to your local, hourly, 10 day forecast for more details.