A blustery Westerly airflow lies over the South Island today meanwhile a weak front pushes northwards over the North Island.
Upper North Island
Cloudy areas and a few showers about the Waikato push into Auckland this morning then Northland late afternoon, westerly winds gradually tend southwest during the day. The Bay Of Plenty is mainly dry although a brief shower or two is possible this afternoon. High’s in the low to mid twenties.
Lower North Island
Any early showers in the west clear then expect areas of cloud and some sun, winds from the west. Mainly sunny and warm weather in the east. High’s in the high teens or low twenties for most however mid to high twenties about Hawkes Bay and Gisborne.
Upper South Island
Mostly cloudy in the west with the odd shower, some rain south of Hokitika moves northwards into Buller in the evening. Dry out east with a touch of high cloud, winds from the northwest. Temperatures in the high teens in the west while out east sees highs in the low to mid twenties.
Lower South Island
Rain in the west meanwhile conditions are mainly dry in the east with some high cloud and brisk to strong westerly winds, around midday a gusty southwest change moves through Southland bringing some rain, a few showers may reach Otago late afternoon or evening as this change moves through. Temperatures in the mid to high teens out west and for Southland, low twenties about Otago.