A front pushes up the western side of New Zealand today, reaching the North Island this afternoon meanwhile a low sits to the east of the South Island directing in a southerly change.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Areas of cloud and sunny spells, mainly morning. A few showers moving into the Waiakato in the afternoon then clearing in the evening. Auckland and the Bay Of Plenty is looking mainly dry, there may be a shower late afternoon / evening. Northland is even drier with more frequent sunny areas. Breezy westerlies.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly cloudy with the odd shower, clearing in the evening. Gusty west to northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny, low risk of an isolated shower about Hawkes Bay and Gisborne late afternoon / evening. Breezy west to northwesterly winds.
Sunny spells, a few evening showers possible as gusty northwesterly winds change southerly.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with west to northwesterly winds, there may be a southwest change about Marlborough in the evening which could bring a shower to southern coastal parts of the region.
Mostly sunny, showers move into South Canterbury early afternoon then reaching North Canterbury late afternoon as northwesterly winds change southerly. Showers may be heavy at times with hail / thunderstorms then clearing overnight.
Rain eases to showers late morning then clearing in the evening, westerlies tend southwest around midday.
Southland & Otago
Occasional showers, more so in the afternoon then clearing in the evening. Sunny spells breaking through at times, northwesterly winds change gusty west to southwesterly late morning.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz