Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, westerly winds becoming breezy in the afternoon.
Eastern North Island
Mainly sunny with some high cloud. Light winds in the morning, afternoon east to northeasterly winds about the Hawkes Bay and Gisborne.
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, breezy northerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with some high cloud at times, west to northwesterly winds becoming breezy in the afternoon.
Mostly sunny with a touch of high cloud, isolated showers may develop about South Canterbury in the afternoon some possibly heavy with a risk of thunder. Breezy northwesterly winds.
Showers, heavy at times especially late afternoon / evening. Breezy west to northwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Showers about Southland from morning, rain at times in the afternoon. A chance of morning sun for Otago then patchy showers develop in the afternoon, some may become heavy about coastal Otago with the chance of a thunderstorm then easing later in the evening. Gusty westerly winds ease from afternoon.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz