A series of fronts push over New Zealand from the west today spinning out of a low in the Tasman Sea. Most regions can expect some wet weather, perhaps a few thunderstorms for the North Island and heavy downpours.
Please refer to your local, hourly, 10 day forecast for more details.
Morning rain for the upper North Island may be heavy then easing to showers and sunny spells break through, showers in the afternoon may become heavy with thunderstorms however then clearing later in the day. Morning rain in the southwest (Taranaki through to Wellington) eases to showers, chance of an isolated heavy fall in the afternoon then easing evening. In the east expect mostly cloudy skies, scattered rain south of about Napier then late afternoon or evening some rain moves further north, easing overnight. Northerlies tend to the northwest in the afternoon for most, winds become light and variable for the east coast after midday.
Rain for the West Coast and about Nelson and Marlborough, easing from afternoon, clearing Nelson and Marlborough overnight. Patchy rain or drizzle in the east, easing from afternoon and a few dry spells breaking through especially for inland areas, only coastal drizzle remaining overnight. Winds mostly from the east or northeast however perhaps tending southerly or southwest north of about the Rakaia River.
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