Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny spells with west to northwesterly winds, cloud thickens overnight.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with afternoon east to northeasterly winds.
Sunny spells with freshening north to northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with northwesterlies picking up in the afternoon for Marlborough. Nelson is mainly sunny also with morning southwesterlies then afternoon northerlies.
A sunny day with northwesterly winds, gusty about inland areas in the afternoon. Overnight showers with a southwest change.
Mostly cloudy with showers for South Westland, spreading northwards for a time in the evening as northwesterlies change southwest.
Southland & Otago
Mostly cloudy about Southland with a few showers, some rain late afternoon / evening. Otago sees sunny areas and some high cloud then evening showers. Strong west to northwesterly winds (gale at times about coastal Southland) change southwest in the evening.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz