Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloudy areas and some sun, chance of a shower or two about especially morning. The Bay Of Plenty is likely to have longer sunny areas during the day after any early showers clear. Breezy southwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Any early showers clear then expect sunny areas and some cloud, breezy west to southwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
A few early morning showers clear then becoming sunny with southwesterlies dying away. Light winds from afternoon.
Any early cloud clears to sunny weather, southerlies at first then northwesterlies from afternoon.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny weather with light winds tending west to northwest in the afternoon.
Mostly sunny with light winds, west to northwest winds build inland. A southwest change moves through late evening with some cloud and a few brief showers possible.
Mostly cloudy with the odd patchy shower, westerly winds. Rain moves into South Westland during the afternoon then pushes north in the evening. A southwest change follows in behind the rain.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, northwesterly winds build. Late afternoon or evening a southwest change brings a period of rain then clearing by midnight.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz