High pressure is in charge of the South Island today but a developing wet north east air flow for the upper North Island sees showers.
More rain and showers will be coming on Sunday and Monday too in the north – spreading down the country for a time.
For today winds are light for most with easterly quarter winds in many northern areas.
A frosty start (and night ahead) for some inland parts of the South Island.
Here are the regional forecasts for Saturday…
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Fairly Cloudy with showers, especially in western Bay of Plenty. Dry and sunny spells more likely the further west you are. East to NE winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy at times with the chance of a shower otherwise mainly dry. Some sunny spells may break through. Light winds from the easterly quarter.
Highs: 14 – 17
Eastern North Island
Cloudy with drizzle patches or the odd shower, but sunny spells further south you go, especially southern Wairarapa. Light variable winds, mostly easterly quarter.
Highs: 13 – 16
Cloudy and sunny spells. SE winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Cloudy with showers or drizzle in the west, mainly dry with sunny spells on the Blenheim side.
Mostly Sunny with light winds. Early morning and overnight frosts possible.
Sunny with light winds.
Highs: 14 to 16
Southland & Otago
Frosty for some inland with a mostly sunny day on the way. Light winds. Isolated fog and mist patches possible too.
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