Today winds tilt slightly warmer north west in many parts of the North Island while a late colder southerly arrives in the south.
We have a few more showers and downpours around today too.
Upper North Island:
Winds tilting more north west with the odd shower or downpour near the Tasman Sea. A mild day, especially in the east where highs will reach 20 degrees again.
Highs: 17 to 22
Lower North Island:
Nor’westers and the odd shower. Tonight winds turn southerly and cool down. Warmest weather in Hawke’s Bay.
Highs: 14 to 22
Upper South Island:
Rain on the West Coast spills over a bit into Nelson and some eastern areas – but mostly dry in the east. Winds from the westerly quarter turn southerly later and cool down.
Highs: 11 to 15
Lower South Island:
Rain on the West Coast and elsewhere eases to showers as a cooler southerly moves in.
Highs: 9 to 13