A showery southwesterly airflow lies over the country today, showers could be heavy with thunderstorms and hail for the east of the South Island this afternoon / evening.
Sunny spells and periods of cloud with freshening westerlies, winds tend a little more southwest late afternoon / evening. Chance of a shower, mainly in the west during the afternoon.
Periods of cloud, a few brief showers late afternoon / evening as brisk
westerlies change southwest.
Sunny spells with westerly winds, there could be a spell of brief showers
late afternoon / evening.
Waikato & Central North Island
Sunny spells and increasing cloud during the morning, northwesterly winds
freshen. A few showers develop in the afternoon as winds tend more westerly,
showers then clear in the evening.
Eastern North Island
Areas of high cloud with freshening northwesterlies, a few brief showers
move through late afternoon / evening then clearing.
Western North Island
Becoming cloudy in the morning with northwesterlies freshening, showers
move in towards midday. Winds tend more gusty westerly in the afternoon and
showers clear around midnight.
Morning showers with strong northwesterlies, a risk of gales. Sunny spells
in the afternoon with winds easing a little, still strong and gusty though.
Later in the evening winds change southerly with a period of showers possibly
heavy with hail.
Morning showers with brisk westerlies, sunny spells develop in the
afternoon with winds tending more southwesterly.
with gusty west to northwesterly winds, there may be some morning cloud with the
chance of a shower any of which clear. A change to southwesterlies in the
Some morning cloud with a chance of a shower then clearing and becoming
mostly sunny with breezy westerly winds. A late afternoon / evening southwest
change brings showers possibly heavy with thunderstorms and hail (especially
Banks Peninsula southwards along the coast) then clearing overnight.
Early rain with heavy falls eases to showers, showers possibly heavy at
times again from midday then easing later in the evening. A risk of hail at
times too. Brisk west to southwest winds.
Morning sunny spells with breezy westerlies, showers by midday possibly
heavy with thuderstorms and hail then clearing late afternoon. Winds tend brisk
WSW in the afternoon.
Showers, a chance of hail at times then clearing in the evening. Brisk
Mostly cloudy skies with showers, heavy at times with a risk of hail /
thunder then easing in the evening. Brisk westerly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz