A front slowly moves northwards over the South Island today while a westerly airflow lies over the North Island.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny with west to southwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny weather with some cloud later in the evening or overnight, west to northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with light winds, morning southerlies die away about Gisborne. Afternoon east to northeasterly winds about coastal Hawkes Bay and Gisborne.
Sunny spells and increasing cloud, chance of a shower from evening. Northerly winds gradually increase.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mainly sunny with northwesterly breezes, chance spot of rain in the evening.
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, an early afternoon southerly change brings a few showers which clear in the evening.
Rain, possibly heavy at times with thunderstorms then easing this afternoon and mostly clearing in the evening, becoming dry for many overnight. Northwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
A few morning showers clear then expect sunny spells, chance of an isolated shower late afternoon / evening otherwise mainly dry. West to southwesterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz