Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mainly sunny start with light winds, chance of a frost first thing about inland areas. Cloud then increases from midday as southwesterly winds freshen, chance of a light shower also especially towards evening.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A mainly sunny start with light winds, chance of a frost first thing about inland areas. Cloud then increases from midday as west to southwesterly winds freshen, chance of a light shower also especially towards evening.
Eastern North Island
Any early morning showers clear then becoming sunny by midday. Cold southwesterlies dying out.
Mainly sunny with west to northwesterly winds picking from late morning, a southerly change moves in overnight bringing some cloud.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny for Nelson and Marlborough with light winds tending southwest.
Mainly sunny with light northwesterlies from afternoon, some high cloud develops then later in the evening a cool south to southwesterly change pushes in bringing cloud and a chance of overnight drizzle.
Mostly cloudy with rain about Fiordland moving into North Westland by evening then easing overnight. Before rain moves in there may be a few showers or drizzle patches.
Southland & Otago
Freshening northwesterlies with some high cloud, a southwest change pushes into Southland late afternoon bringing some rain. Rain reaches Otago in the evening then clearing overnight. Southwesterlies may be strong about coastal areas as the change moves through.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz