A northerly quarter airflow lies over New Zealand today, some rain or the odd shower in the north and west. A few spells of rain spread into parts of the east coast of the South Island overnight.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly cloudy with the odd light shower, especially in the east. Breezy East to Nor’East winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny areas and some cloud with cloud gradually increasing during the day. A few spells of rain possible from late afternoon or evening.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, thickening in the evening. Northerly winds tending more northeast nearer the coast.
Sunny areas with north to northwesterly winds. Chance spot of rain late afternoon / evening.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny areas and thickening high cloud about Marlborough, perhaps a spot of rain in the afternoon but more likely overnight. Nelson sees mostly cloudy weather, a few spots / spells of rain from midday. North to northwesterly winds.
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, northwesterly winds for most although right on the coast winds may tend northeast. Overnight a few spots / spells of rain spread into Mid and North Canterbury from the northwest.
Sunny areas with northerly winds, some rain for Fiordland. Mid afternoon rain moves into Buller then spreading southwards in the evening bringing the chance of a few heavy falls / thunderstorms.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and some high cloud, breezy north to northwesterly winds for most although tending northeasterly about coastal Otago. A few spots of rain possible at times otherwise dry.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz