A broad area of low pressure centred over the South Island today brings a bit of dreary weather to New Zealand, mainly in the form of rain or showers for western regions and in the far south.
Please refer to your local, hourly, 10 day forecast for more details.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly cloudy with a few showers, some morning rain possible about Great Barrier Island, Coromandel and coastal Bay Of Plenty then easing into the afternoon. Light west to northwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly cloudy, there may be a spit or shower at times. Northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
High cloud, a few spits of rain for Hawkes Bay and more so Gisborne spreading from the west midday onwards, clearing evening. Light northwesterlies.
Mostly cloudy, there may be a spit or shower, mainly about Upper Hutt, the risk increases later in the evening / overnight and becoming a bit more widespread as northwesterlies change southerly.
Marlborough & Nelson
High cloud breaking to some sun this afternoon, light winds.
Low cloud or fog, some afternoon sun possible about North Canterbury, light winds tend to the south or southwest this afternoon. Evening drizzle.
Showers, rain about South Westland spreads into North Westland for a time around midday then easing back to showers again. Northeasterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Scattered rain or showers, light winds tend to the southeast in the afternoon.