Upper North Island
Lower North Island
Upper South Island
Rain along the West Coast eases to showers in the afternoon as northwesterlies change southwest. Cloud increases about Nelson with freshening northwesterlies, brief spits of rain possible at times from midday otherwise mainly dry. Warm along the east coast with breezy northwesterlies and high cloud, a southwest change moves into Canterbury late afternoon with showers.
Lower South Island
Southwesterlies freshen in the morning about Southland and Otago bringing showers which ease in the evening becoming few and far between, cold temperatures. Morning rain about Fiordland then coming out sunny in the afternoon as southerlies freshen.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz