A low pressure system centered to the northwest of the North Island brings rain and a few heavy falls, the South Island has a southerly airflow with showers moving north in the east, dry in the west.
Please refer to your local, hourly, 10 day forecast for more details.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Rain with heavy falls, easing this morning Auckland northwards as breezy northeasterlies tend a little more to the north. In the afternoon Auckland northwards may see isolated heavy falls and isolated thunderstorms form. Winds change to the south or southeast overnight.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Rain, possibly heavy from afternoon then easing in the evening. Strengthening southeasterly winds, gales about the coast.
Eastern North Island
Rain, becoming heavy in the morning, easing in the evening for Gisborne. South to southeasterly winds strengthen from midday although for Gisborne winds remain light.
Showers, some rain in the north. Strong southeasterly winds, rising to gale force by midday through Cook Strait.
Marlborough & Nelson
Cloudy areas, a few showers develop about Marlborough from afternoon, strengthening southeasterly winds. Gales about the Sounds and Golden Bay.
A frosty start and some sun then cloud develops with light winds tending to the south. A light shower or two from afternoon especially inland, spreading to the coast by evening. There could be a few light snow flurries to 500m.
Mostly sunny, some high cloud for North Westland. Southeasterlies pick up in the afternoon.
Southland & Otago
Showers for Southland push into Otago by midday with southerly winds, showers clear in the evening for Southland. Light snow flurries to 400m.
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