Lower South Island
Warmest – Central Otago and the Waikato
Windiest – Southerlies about the east coast of the North Island from Hawkes Bay northwards then easing late afternoon and evening. Easterlies about the Canterbury coast may get a little brisk in the afternoon also.
Sunniest – Central Otago, the west coasts of the South and North Island, Nelson, also the Waikato and Auckland.
Wettest – The only wet stuff today may fall about Gisborne in the form of a few showers.