A front moves across the North Island today pushing in from the west, a calmer story for the South Island with morning rain or showers on the West Coast then clearing.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of showers and dry spells, some rain for a time late afternoon / evening then clearing at night as northwesterly winds change southwest.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Showers developing about Taranaki towards midday, spreading elsewhere in the afternoon then easing in the evening. Showers may be heavy for a time. Northwesterly winds for most, changing breezy southwest about Taranaki in the afternoon.
Eastern North Island
A mostly sunny morning then expect increasing high cloud, a few spots of rain possible late afternoon / evening. Light northerlies.
Cloudy areas, chance of a shower or two mainly late afternoon / evening. Northerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with some high cloud for Marlborough, breaking away later in the afternoon. Nelson sees slightly cloudier skies, chance of a shower too in the afternoon then cloud breaking away late afternoon also. Light winds.
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, breaking away during the afternoon. Light winds tend easterly by midday.
Some morning rain or showers then sunny areas increase from afternoon, light winds.
Southland & Otago
Morning cloud may bring a few spots of rain then becoming sunny in the afternoon, light northwesterly winds, perhaps tending southerly for a time about coastal Otago.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz