A northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, rain or showers in the west. Mainly dry out east but the eastern South Island does see some scattered rain in spots especially for Canterbury.
Please refer to your local, hourly, 10 day forecast for more details.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly cloudy, showers at times, some areas of dry too. Northwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly cloudy with some rain, especially from this afternoon. Northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
High cloud, sun may break through at times. Northwesterly winds, breezy about Wairarapa.
Mostly cloudy with showers, perhaps rain for a time this afternoon / evening. Strong to gale northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly cloudy, scattered rain at times about Nelson, perhaps only spits for Marlborough. Rain about the northwest Nelson ranges area is persistent during the day. Breezy northwesterly winds.
Mostly cloudy, some scattered rain, clearing this evening. Some parts of North and South Canterbury may have a fairly dry day. East to northeast winds.
Cloudy with rain or showers. Rain about Buller is heavy at times during the day. Northwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Partly cloudy skies, perhaps the odd spit. Light winds.