A westerly airflow lies over New Zealand on Tuesday, within this flow a front pushes northwards over the South Island however it weakens quickly.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly cloudy with the chance of a light shower or two otherwise mainly dry, light winds. The Bay Of Plenty has a mix of sun and cloud with westerly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy areas and the risk of a shower or two, breezy west to northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Sunny areas and some high cloud, light winds.
Sunny areas and some high cloud, breezy northwesterlies tend southerly in the evening.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with light winds.
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, a few areas of mid level cloud may hang about the coast Banks Peninsula southwards from afternoon. Light winds.
A few showers, some sun may break through from afternoon. Fiordland sees morning rain with heavy falls possible then easing. West to southwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Morning showers clear then expect increasing sunny spells, west to southwesterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz