A low pressure system with cold upper air moves over the North Island today, most places will see rain or shower with thunderstorms possible too. For the South Island a ridge brings clearing weather, showers about Cantebury clear early afternoon and about Marlborough and Nelson in the evening.
Morning showers, possibly heavy then easing in the afternoon as westerlies change southwest. A few sunny spells sneaking through from afternoon too.
Morning rain then easing to showers (possibly heavy with thunderstorms)
early afternoon as westerlies change southwest. A few sunny spells possible from
Bay Of Plenty, Waikato & Central North Island
Cloudy with morning rain, heavy at times with possible thunderstorms then
easing to showers late afternoon with a southwest change. Showers clearing
Eastern North Island
Areas of cloud with the chance of a shower, rain moves in afternoon with
southwesterly winds freshening. Thunderstorms possible late afternoon and
evening as the wind change moves through Hawkes Bay and Gisborne.
Western North Island
Showers, some heavy with possible thunderstorms (mainly afternoon) with
light northwesterlies changing southwest this afternoon. Showers easing
Rain with southerly winds, rain clears overnight.
Periods of cloud with the odd shower, clearing evening. Southerly
Rain with southerly winds, rain clears in the evening with cloud breaking
Sunny spells develop from morning about South Canterbury, rain easing
further north and clearing early afternoon with sunny spells then developing.
Sunny with light winds, any early cloud clears. There may be a shower or
two that clear in the morning north of Greymouth.
Sunny with some high cloud, light winds
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, light winds.
Sunny spells with light northwesterlies.
By weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz