Tomorrow is certainly looking to bring cooler temperatures to the South Island, the North Island starts the day ok for some however in the afternoon a front moves over. The front is not looking like delivering substantial rain to those in the far north that need it unfortunately but a period of showers looks likely none the less. Letâ€™s have a decent run down of how the weather is looking in your region tomorrow.
Central Otago â€“ Showers with a risk of hail will mainly be
restricted to southern and eastern parts of the region (mainly in the afternoon), elsewhere looks to have sunny spells. Southwesterlies tending more
southerly in the afternoon and becoming brisk. The odd snow flurry to 800m and a
temperature range of 12 to 14 degrees.
Coastal Otago â€“ Chance of an early shower then expect sunny spells with westerly winds. Showers re-develop in the
afternoon as winds change strong southwest, showers may be heavy at times with a
risk of hail. A high of 12 perhaps 13 degrees.
West Coast â€“ Showers clearing about South Westland early this morning, north of about Greymouth
expect a period of heavy showers this morning with a chance of hail then
gradually easing and clearing in the evening. Highâ€™s ranging between 14 and 16
Canterbury â€“ Cold with showers, occasionally heavy with a risk
of thunderstorms and hail (especially near the coast). Brisk southwesterly winds
and highâ€™s ranging from 13 to 15 degrees across the region.
Marlborough â€“ Sunny spells at first with westerly winds, a change to southwesterlies in the
afternoon brings showers possibly heavy with thunderstorms and hail then
clearing in the evening. A high of 19 degrees.
Nelson â€“ Chance of an early shower then expect mostly sunny weather with southwesterly winds, late
afternoon and early evening a few further isolated showers may move through then
clearing. A high of 18 degrees.
Wellington â€“ A few early showers clear then expect sunny spells with westerly winds. In the afternoon winds change
brisk southerly with showers, some may be heavy with thunderstorms then clearing
in the evening. A high of 17.
Manawatu and Wanganui â€“ Morning rain then easing to showers by midday as northwesterlies change strong westerly, showers ease then potentially clear later in the evening with a southerly wind shift. A
high of 17 degrees.
Taranaki â€“ Morning showers then clearing by midday about northern Taranaki as westerlies change strong southwest, occasional showers continue along the south coast. In the evening a further period of more
widespread showers move through. A high of 18 degrees.
Wairarapa, Hawkes Bay and Gisborne â€“ Mostly sunny with increasing northwesterly winds, a southwest
change moves into Wairarapa around midday bringing showers potentially heavy.
Southwesterlies move into Hawkes Bay mid afternoon then Gisborne late afternoon
bringing some cloud with only the risk of a few brief showers. Highâ€™s ranging
from 21 to 25 degrees, mainly before the SW change moves through.
Central North Island and Waikato â€“ Showers develop in the morning with northwesterly
winds, easing early afternoon with a westerly change. Showers become few and far
between with sunny spells breaking through. Highâ€™s of 18 to 20
Bay Of Plenty â€“ Sunny spells and increasing cloud with westerly
winds, a few brief showers move through in the afternoon with a southwest change
then sunny spells increase again. A high of 21 degrees.
Auckland â€“ Sunny spells and increasing cloud with westerly winds, a change to southwesterlies
around midday brings a period of showers then easing. A high of 22
Northland â€“ Sunny spells with westerly winds, a change to
southwesterlies in the afternoon brings the risk of a shower or two mainly out
west. Highâ€™s ranging between 22 and 24 degrees.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz