A cool southerly airflow lies over New Zealand today, the place to be is the West Coast of the South Island with a mostly sunny day in store.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud, chance of an isolated shower or two otherwise mainly dry. Northland sees showers from evening. Light winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Early rain eases to showers, showers mostly clearing away in the evening. Taranaki sees a few showers in the morning then becoming mainly dry with areas of sun at times from midday. Cool south to southeasterly winds, gusty about coastal southern Taranaki.
Eastern North Island
Early rain for the Wairarapa. Expect showers otherwise with cool southwesterly winds.
Cloudy areas with the odd shower possible, fresh southerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather. Cool south to southeasterly winds.
Morning showers ease then clearing away in the afternoon, some sun breaks through. Later in the evening or overnight a few patchy showers move in again. Cool southwesterly winds.
Mostly sunny weather after any early cloud clears away, southeasterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Any early showers clear then some sun may break through for a time. Cloud thickens up in the afternoon and a few showers gradually move through Southland, reaching Otago in the evening before clearing overnight. Cool southwesterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz