Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny with light winds in the morning, a chance of fog / frost to start the day about the Central North Island. Afternoon west to northwest winds for most. Light afternoon northerlies for Taranaki. Some cloud for Kapiti during the day streaming in from the Tasman.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with afternoon northeasterlies.
Sunny spells with north to northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with light winds in the morning, afternoon north to northwesterly winds.
Mainly sunny with some high cloud possible, light winds.
Cloudy areas, perhaps a light shower or two. Some sun may even break through at times. Fiordland sees showers or drizzle, perhaps some rain now and then. Northeasterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Spotty areas of rain about Southland, easing afternoon then clearing evening. Otago sees some high cloud, only a spot or two of rain possible late afternoon / evening. Light north to northeasterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz