Humidity eases for the North Island on Thursday as a southwesterly airflow lies over the country, showers for eastern regions gradually clear, mostly sunny out west.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Any morning showers clear then mostly sunny with southwesterly breezes, in the evening winds change easterly bringing in some cloud and a few showers especially Coromandel Peninsula northwards.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning cloud with a shower or two then becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon, southerly winds.
Eastern North Island
Morning showers mostly clearing but one or two may linger into the afternoon, sunny spells break through. Gusty southwesterlies ease in the evening.
A few morning showers clear then sunny spells increase, fresh gusty southerlies.
Marlborough & Nelson
Any early showers clear then mostly sunny, southerly winds. Afternoon northerlies for Nelson.
Early rain eases to showers, mostly clearing around midday but the odd one may linger out on Banks Peninsula into the afternoon. A mix of sun and cloud. Fresh southwesterlies ease at night.
A mainly sunny day, light winds tend to the west in the afternoon.
Southland & Otago
A few morning showers clear then expect partly cloudy skies, southwesterly winds, fresh about the coast, ease later in the day.