A westerly quarter airflow lies over New Zealand today, there will be a few showers in the west, some rain for the West Coast and in the east we are looking at dry sunny weather. This evening a cold front moves into the far south bringing rain, showers overnight for Canterbury.
Please refer to your local, hourly, 10 day forecast for more details.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A frosty start for the Waikato. Some cloud and the odd shower, mainly in the west. Bay Of Plenty is sunnier and mainly dry. Southwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A frosty start about the Central Plateau. Some cloud, a shower or two possible from late morning. West to northwesterly winds pick up towards midday.
Eastern North Island
Sunny, a cold start inland. Any early showers about Mahia Peninsula and Gisborne clear. Early southwesterlies possible otherwise winds tend northwest, perhaps a little gusty about Wairarapa for a time in the afternoon.
Mostly sunny, some cloud may drift through at times, a cold start inland. Northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with westerly winds for Marlborough, winds tend more southwest in Nelson. Some cloud from midday for Nelson.
Sunny with northwesterly winds. Overnight southwesterlies bring a few showers.
Showers with westerly quarter winds, some rain about South Westland for a time in the afternoon then perhaps further north in the evening. Some snow to 500m overnight about Fiordland.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny, some developing high cloud, late afternoon or evening a southwest change moves in bringing rain, easing back to showers at night. Snow lowers to 600m with rain then lowering to 400m overnight but in lesser amounts.
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