Western North Island (including Central North Island)
High cloud with some sun at times, a frosty start to the day inland. Light winds.
Eastern North Island
Rain or showers about northern Hawkes Bay northwards, rain may even become heavy for a time about Gisborne / East Cape late afternoon / evening. Sunny areas further south with high cloud. Cool south to southeasterly winds.
High cloud, some sun at times. Northerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny areas and some high cloud, light north to northwesterly winds change southerly in the evening.
High cloud, light winds change southwest in the afternoon. Cloud increases about South Canterbury from afternoon then further north overnight bringing a chance of drizzle.
Morning rain easing to the odd shower by midday about South Westland, North Westland sees any morning showers clear then areas of sun break through. Light northeasterlies.
Southland & Otago
Morning showers or spots of rain clear then sunny spells break through from afternoon, light winds tend southerly or southwest.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz