A weak area of high pressure remains over the country with Cyclone Gita well out to sea in the Tasman helping create a more humid nor’east flow around northern New Zealand.
A storm well in the Southern Ocean continues to just brush the very southern part of the country.
Clouds increasing, especially in the north, with humid NE breezes developing in the north. Light winds elsewhere. A few random showers here and there. Hot in the east with highs in the 30s.
Highs: 23 to 32
Light winds for most but westerlies a little brisk through the mountains and coastal Southland. Dry but some evening rain for coastal Southland. Heavy rain in Fiordland.
Highs: 19 in the south to 30 in the north east.