A cold front pushes northwards over the South Island today bringing rain, heavy in the west. The North Island has a ridge of high pressure with a chance of isolated showers in the northeast this afternoon.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud, the odd isolated shower, especially in the afternoon. Light winds then afternoon sea breezes.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Partly cloudy, the odd shower possible. Rain develops overnight. North to northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny, some high cloud. Overnight rain for Wairarapa. Northerlies for most, afternoon northeasterlies for coastal Hawkes Bay and Gisborne.
Partly cloudy, chance of a morning shower then clearing. Late evening rain as gusty northwesterlies change southerly.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with some developing high cloud, breezy north to northwesterly winds. Rain later in the evening with a southerly change.
Sun and increasing high cloud, rain moves into South Canterbury late morning then North Canterbury in the afternoon with a southerly change. Rain clearing overnight for all.
Heavy rain about Fiordland clears in the afternoon, heavy rain reaches North Westland around midday, clearing evening. Northerlies change southwest.
Southland & Otago
Morning rain eases to showers, clearing early afternoon then sunny spells develop, Otago may not see sun till later in the day. Southwesterlies die out in the evening.