A weak ridge of high pressure moves onto the South Island this morning, southwesterlies ease later in the day elsewhere.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Showers ease during the day, sunny spells break through at times. Fresh southwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Showers, some may be heavy then clearing by evening. Cool southwesterly winds, gusty about the coast.
Eastern North Island
Showers, clearing later in the evening. Cool southwesterly winds.
Rain eases to showers early in the morning, clearing around midday then sunny spells increase. Fresh southerly winds, easing evening.
Marlborough & Nelson
Morning showers clear then becoming sunny around midday, southwesterlies die out early afternoon.
Early showers clear then becoming mostly sunny, southwesterly winds die out in the afternoon.
Early cloud breaks away then sunny with southwesterly winds. Cloud thickens again overnight.
Southland & Otago
Any early cloud clears then sunny with light west to northwest winds, afternoon northeasterlies about coastal Otago.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz