A low continues to sit west of the country today directing a northeasterly airflow over New Zealand.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Chance of a shower or two, mainly in the morning then drying out in the afternoon with a few sunny spells breaking through, northeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning rain eases then clears, a chance of afternoon sunny spells. East to northeasterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Morning cloud breaks to sunny spells, some morning rain about the Wairarapa then clearing to some afternoon sun. Northeasterly winds.
Morning rain clears then some afternoon sun breaks through, northeasterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Cloudy with some patchy rain, dry areas for coatal Marlborough from afternoon. Northeasterly winds.
Cloudy with some rain, clearing later in the evening or overnight. Some parts near the coast may become fairly dry from afternoon. Northeasterly winds.
Periods of rain. East to northeasterly winds, breezy about some coastal parts.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and some high cloud with north to northeasterly winds, breezy about coastal Otago.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz