A southeasterly airflow affects most of New Zealand today, a front within this flow brings some heavy rain for many North Island regions.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Areas of rain, possibly heavy at times but areas of drizzle also. Easterlies freshen.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Rain with heavy falls, easing in the evening. Gusty east to southeasterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Rain with heavy falls at times, gusty east to southeasterly winds.
Rain, possibly heavy. Gusty southeasterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Cloudy with patchy rain or drizzle, rain more persistent about the Marlborough Sounds. Breezy east to southeasterly winds.
Cloudy with patchy rain or drizzle, easterly winds.
Mostly sunny with breezy southeasterly winds, some high cloud about North Westland.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny after any morning cloud breaks away, cloud more frequent during the day about the Otago coast. Easterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz