A front moves onto the lower South Island around midday then pushes northwards to reach the lower North Island around midnight. Preceding the front is warmer west to northwesterly winds.
Auckland & Northland
Sunny spells and periods of cloud with westerly breezes.
Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud, westerly breezes.
Waikato & Central North Island
Sunny spells and periods of cloud, westerly winds pick up a little in the
afternoon. Overnight cloud thickens.
Eastern North Island
Sunny areas and some high cloud increasing from afternoon, northwesterly
winds breezy about the Wairarapa. Overnight a southwesterly change moves into
the Wairarapa with showers.
Western North Island
A mix of sun and cloud, cloud increases later in the evening. Westerlies
picking up during the day. Rain develops overnight Wanganui southwards.
Periods of cloud with gusty northwesterlies, a late / overnight southerly
change brings a few showers.
Sunny areas and increasing cloud with breezy westerlies, cloud thickens
evening then some rain moves in overnight.
Sunny areas and high cloud, thickening in the afternoon with breezy
northwesterlies. Overnight winds change southerly with some rain.
Sunny areas and high cloud with northwesterly winds, a mid to late
afternoon southwest change brings cloud and showers.
Rain Greymouth southwards spreads north in the afternoon, chance of a heavy
fall. Rain easing by evening as northerlies swing round to the south.
Morning cloud with some rain then easing showers in the afternoon with a
southwest change. Showers clear in the evening.
Cloudy with the odd spit in the morning, northwesterly winds ease. A
southerly change in the afternoon brings some rain which clears evening, cloud
breaks away overnight.
Morning rain eases to showers early afternoon then clears, cloud breaks in
the evening. Southerly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz