The main low pressure system associated with Ex Tropical Cyclone Gita lies east of the South Island today meanwhile another low sits west of the South Island. A northwest airflow lies over the North Island.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud with a shower or two possible at times, west to northwesterly winds. The Bay Of Plenty is looking mostly sunny and mainly dry after any early showers clear.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy areas and sunny spells, a shower or two at times also. Northwesterly winds, breezy for some coastal areas.
Eastern North Island
Sunny weather with northwesterly breezes.
The odd shower with gusty west to northwesterly winds, winds change southerly in the evening bringing rain.
Marlborough & Nelson
Some morning sun then showers develop in the afternoon. Some overnight rain. Northwesterlies may tend southeast, especially overnight.
Rain (possibly heavy first thing) then easing to showers in the afternoon, fresh southwesterly winds gusting to gale force out on Banks Peninsula then easing overnight.
Rain, chance of the odd heavy fall then easing later in the evening. Winds from the southeast however tending northerly in the afternoon for North Westland.
Southland & Otago
Rain, heavy at times then easing late afternoon / evening. Breezy southeasterly winds tend gusty southwest late afternoon or evening.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz