A blustery southeasterly airflow lies over the North Island today bringing rain in the east with heavy falls possible north of about Mahia Peninsula, scattered showers out west. The South Island has high pressure, sunny in the west with the odd drizzle patch in the east fading away.
Please refer to your local, hourly, 10 day forecast for more details.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloudy areas and occasional spits or showers. Fresh southeasterlies, strong about some coastal parts mainly in the east.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly cloudy, showers about the Central Plateau spreading over from the east, a few spits or showers elsewhere for a time late afternoon / evening. Gusty southeasterlies, strong to gale about coastal parts.
Eastern North Island
Showers for Wairarapa, rain for Hawkes Bay, heavy rain north of about Mahia Peninsula. Fresh southeasterly winds, strong to gale force about coastal Gisborne.
Cloudy, the odd shower or spit. Cold fresh southeasterly winds, strong to gale force through Cook Strait.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly cloudy for Marlborough with any drizzle clearing in the afternoon. Nelson has some sun and high cloud with warmer temperatures. Southeasterly winds, gusty for Marlborough, strong to gale force about the Sounds.
Drizzle, especially inland, clearing during the afternoon. Sun starts to break through near the coast after midday. Southerlies tend east to northeast this afternoon.
Sunny with southeasterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Morning cloud breaks then mostly sunny, afternoon easterlies, breezy for some coastal parts.
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