Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny spells and increasing cloud, risk of a few showers / downpours from late afternoon mainly about western Waikato. Northland sees more frequent cloud during the day with the odd light shower possible. Northeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Any morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather about the Manawatu, looking a bit cloudier for Taranaki although some sun may break through in the afternoon. There may be an isolated downpour late afternoon / evening about inland areas. Light winds mostly tending onshore in the afternoon.
Eastern North Island
Any morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, east to northeasterly winds.
Mostly sunny after any early cloud clears, light winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Any morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, east to northeasterly winds for Marlborough and afternoon northerlies in Nelson.
Morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, risk of an isolated shower late afternoon / evening about inland areas. East to northeasterly winds becoming breezy in the afternoon especially near the coast.
Mostly sunny with light winds in the morning then afternoon west to southwest winds.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with a touch of high cloud, risk of a late afternoon / evening isolated shower inland otherwise mainly dry. Light winds mostly, northeasterlies about coastal Otago pick up.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz