A few frontal features bring cloud and some rain / showers to the South Island today meanwhile conditions are more settled further north.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloudy areas and occasional sun, there may be a patch of low cloud or fog to start the day for inland areas. Northeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A mix of sun and cloud, Taranaki may see a morning light shower. Light north to northwest winds tend more westerly in the afternoon.
Eastern North Island
Sunny, some cloud starts to increase from mid afternoon as light winds tend easterly. Evening light showers or drizzle possible.
Mostly cloudy, breezy northwesterly winds change moderate southerly later in the evening bringing the odd light shower.
Marlborough & Nelson
Thick high cloud, may be a spot of rain in the afternoon then overnight a few light showers move in as northwest winds change southerly.
The odd drizzle patch, may be some rain this morning. Southeasterly winds.
Morning heavy rain then easing to the odd shower, northeasterly winds. Fiordland sees any early rain clear then sunny spells increase.
Southland & Otago
Morning cloud clears then mostly sunny for Southland, may be an early shower for Otago then sunny spells increase. Light winds tend south to southwest.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz