A southerly airflow lies over the North Island today meanwhile the South Island has some respite in the form of a ridge of high pressure, however a front moves onto the lower South Island around midday then pushes northwards bringing a few showers.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny spells and the chance of a shower, showers more likely in the afternoon. South to southwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Any early showers clear then cloud breaks to some sun in the afternoon, southerly winds.
Eastern North Island
Morning showers ease then clearing around midday, skies staying mostly cloudy. Later in the evening or overnight a few showers move in again. Southerly winds.
Morning showers clear then sunny spells increase, southerlies ease then freshening again later on.
Marlborough & Nelson
Any early showers clear then mostly sunny with southerlies easing, later in the afternoon or evening southerlies freshen up again with some cloud.
Mostly sunny after any morning fog breaks, southerlies develop this evening bringing the chance of overnight patchy showers or drizzle.
Mostly sunny, some cloud moves into Fiordland in the morning bringing a few showers. Risk of a shower further north late afternoon / evening. Southerly quarter winds.
Southland & Otago
Dry in the morning with some sun then a fresh southwest change sweeps through Southland around midday and into Otago early afternoon bringing showers. Showers clear in the evening.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz