Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Some morning sun for Northland / Auckland then cloud increases from afternoon. Cloudier for the Waikato and Bay Of Plenty, chance of a light shower or two (especially about the BOP) otherwise mainly dry. North to Nor’East winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A mix of sun and cloud, Taranaki sees cloudier skies from morning then the odd shower from afternoon. Northerly winds.
Eastern North Island
A mainly sunny day after any morning cloud breaks away, light northerlies.
Increasing cloudy areas from morning, chance spit or two from late afternoon. Breezy northerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
A mainly sunny morning then cloud increases from afternoon bringing in the chance of a few spots of rain. North to northwesterly winds pick up after midday.
Mainly sunny with a touch of high cloud, light winds.
Mostly cloudy with a few patchy showers, parts of North Westland may remain fairly dry.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, some scattered rain overnight (mainly about Southland). Light northerlies.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz