A front pushes northwards over the South Island today meanwhile a ridge weakens further north.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny with west to southwest winds from afternoon.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny areas and increasing cloud, may be a shower or two from late afternoon / evening. Northwesterly winds change southwest overnight.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with some evening high cloud, northwesterlies about Wairarapa, afternoon northeast winds further north. Overnight southerlies freshen with some cloud and the risk of a few showers.
Cloudy areas with blustery northwest winds, changing southerly overnight with a few showers.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny areas and some high cloud with breezy northwesterly winds. A few showers move through overnight with a southerly change.
Sunny areas and some high cloud. Northwesterlies change southwest late afternoon bringing increasing cloud then evening showers, possibly heavy before clearing overnight.
Showers, heavy rain about Fiordland pushes northwards during the afternoon but eases at the same time. Drying up for most in the evening as northwesterlies change southwest.
Southland & Otago
Morning rain then showers, clearing overnight. Fresh west to southwesterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz