A south to southeasterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, quite blustery and strong for some North Island regions.
Please refer to your local, hourly, 10 day forecast for more details.
Showers for the east coast, perhaps areas of rain at times especially Gisborne this morning. Showers also sneaking through into southern Taranaki at times and the Central Plateau from the east. Mainly dry out west but expect plenty of high cloud, eastern Northland and Coromandel may see a shower at times. Winds are blustery from the southeast, strong to gale about some coastal areas and offshore Islands.
Mostly sunny for the West Coast and Nelson. There may be a morning shower for Southland and Otago then sunny spells break through. Showers for Canterbury, perhaps some rain about northern North Canterbury. South Canterbury may have a fairly dry day. Marlborough has cloudy areas and the odd shower mainly in the east, and more so from afternoon.