A southwesterly airflow eases over the North Island today, northwesterlies build over the South Island.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud, there may be a light shower at times anywhere from Waikato up to Northland otherwise mainly dry. The Bay Of Plenty has a mostly sunny day. Southwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy areas about Taranaki, expect a light shower or two with southwesterly winds. Elsewhere expect a mix of sun and cloud with west to northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with light winds, tending northwest about Wairarapa.
Mostly sunny, northerly winds increase.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with westerly winds about Nelson, tilting more northwest for Marlborough.
Mostly sunny with developing high cloud, northwesterly winds.
Cloudy, the odd light shower. Turning to rain in the afternoon about South Westland then becoming heavy. Northwesterlies.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and thickening high cloud, evening rain for Southland and western Central Otago. Rain becomes heavy overnight in these areas. Northwesterly winds, gusty in the afternoon.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz