Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Showers, becoming drier in the evening. Parts of Taranaki (more so in the north) may be fairly dry in the morning. Southeasterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Rain about the Wairarapa, drier further north however showers develop in the afternoon then clearing in the evening. Southwesterlies ease later in the day.
Patchy rain or drizzle, fresh southerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Morning rain then dry spells increasing from afternoon. Southeasterly winds.
Drizzle then some rain at times from afternoon, southerlies freshen.
High cloud, areas of mid level cloud about Buller. Southeasterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Mostly cloudy, risk of a drizzle patch or two. Coastal Otago has a higher risk of drizzle. East to southeasterly winds
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz