Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Some morning sun possible otherwise expect mostly cloudy skies with a shower or two during the day. Breezy westerly winds, brisk about Taranaki.
Eastern North Island
Mainly sunny with westerly winds, some cloud about the Wairarapa from afternoon and perhaps further north in the evening bringing the risk of a shower otherwise mainly dry.
Some cloud, chance of a shower late afternoon as northwesterly winds change southerly.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny, some cloud late afternoon / evening. Light west to southwesterly winds.
Early sun then cloud increases bringing the risk of a shower or two, southwesterly winds freshen.
Mostly cloudy, a few showers about Fiordland and also Buller then spreading elsewhere late afternoon or evening. Cool southwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
A few showers, clearing in the evening. West to southwesterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz