Mainly settled for New Zealand today however a cold southerly change pushes northwards up the east coast of the South Island reaching Wellington this evening.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny, a touch of high cloud from afternoon. Light southwesterly winds, afternoon northerlies for Bay Of Plenty.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning sun then cloud increases from afternoon as light winds tend southeasterly.
Eastern North Island
Any early showers clear Gisborne, mostly sunny otherwise with a touch of high cloud moving in from afternoon. Light winds.
Morning sun then cloud from afternoon as light winds tend south to southeast, evening / overnight drizzle.
Marlborough & Nelson
Some morning sun then cloud increases from afternoon, evening / overnight showers. South to southeasterly winds pick up overnight.
Morning fog or low cloud may break to some sun then cloud increases from midday as southerlies freshen, late afternoon / evening showers. Overnight expect snow down to 400 or maybe even 300m.
Cloudy areas, some sun at times. Risk of a light shower about North Westland otherwise mainly dry. Light southwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Occasional showers, easing in the afternoon and clearing by evening. Cold southerly winds. Expect a light dusting of snow on surrounding hills / ranges. Heavy overnight frosts.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz