Patchy rain and cooler change will today move up the South Island while the North Island has afternoon downpours.
Light winds and sea breezes with daytime cloud build ups producing heavy afternoon downpours inland. Northland, Waikato, Central Plateau and the ranges of the lower North Island are all candidates for a downpour. Elsewhere mostly dry but an isolated afternoon shower is possible in other areas.
Highs: 24 to 27
Patchy areas of rain move up the South Island slowly today with northerly quarter winds shifting cooler southerly quarter as the day goes on. Showers and drizzle spells may cross the upper South Island overnight and into Monday. Hot in the upper South Island.
Highs: 17 in the south to 31 to the north.