Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Areas of rain, possibly heavy with thunderstorms. Winds generally from the northerly quarter.
Eastern North Island
Any morning spots of rain clear then expect sunny areas and some high cloud, rain develops late afternoon or evening. Light north to northeasterly winds.
Cloudy areas, chance of a shower then showers more likely from this evening as southerlies develop.
Marlborough & Nelson
Dry at first this showers move in this morning. Light winds gradually pick up from the east or southeast this afternoon.
Mostly sunny then a few showers move in this evening as southerlies develop.
Any morning rain clears away then expect sunny areas and some high cloud, southeasterly winds gradually develop.
Southland & Otago
Chance of an early shower then expect cloudy areas and some sun at times, some light drizzle from evening. Light winds tend east to southeast this afternoon.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz