A low in the Tasman Sea draws in an east to northeasterly airflow over New Zealand today. Conditions may become unstable about the upper North Island.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Occasional showers, perhaps an isolated heavy fall / thunderstorm, especially afternoon. A few dry areas at times also with a chance of sunny spells. Light north to northeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly cloudy with occasional showers, dry spells also. Some rain moving through Taranaki at times with a chance of heavy falls. Northeasterly winds.
Eastern North Island
A mostly cloudy morning, some sun breaks through at times this afternoon. A shower or two possible also mainly about the Wairarpa. Northeasterly winds.
Mostly cloudy with northeasterly winds, a shower or two but many dry spells also.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly cloudy with a shower or two, Nelson sees some rain from afternoon with heavy falls possible. Northeasterly winds.
Mostly cloudy with patchy rain or drizzle, northeasterly winds tend southwest in the evening.
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, light winds tend southeast.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with some high cloud after any morning fog breaks away, about the Otago coast skies may be a bit cloudier. Light winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz