Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Rain or showers gradually ease then clearing this evening, some areas may remain fairly dry for much of the day. Northeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Any early showers clear then sunny areas increase, light winds.
Eastern North Island
Early showers clear Hawkes Bay, showers not clearing Gisborne till afternoon. Once showers clear expect sunny areas to increase with southwesterly winds easing and dying out.
Any early showers clear then sunny areas increase, southerlies die out in the afternoon.
Mainly sunny with some high cloud from afternoon, light northeasterly winds.
Mainly sunny with light northeasterlies, some high cloud possible mainly about South Westland.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny, some high cloud possible. Light north to northwesterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz