Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloudy with rain developing in the morning, possibly heavy for a time around midday then easing to showers and clearing in the evening. Northwesterly winds change southwest.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Early rain clears then becoming mostly sunny by midday, south to southeasterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Morning rain clears away for most but perhaps not leaving Gisborne till evening, southerlies gradually swing around to the northeast.
Sunny areas increase from morning, southerly winds tend northerly in the afternoon.
Marlborough & Nelson
Early cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, east to northeasterly winds develop around midday.
Morning cloud with a chance of drizzle then breaking to sunny areas, breezy East to Nor’East winds.
Sunny areas with southwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, high cloud not reaching parts of Otago till evening. Northwesterly winds freshen. Rain moves in overnight.Highs: 14-17
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz