An anticyclone sits just to our east today meanwhile there is a low in the Tasman Sea, between the two a northeasterly airflow lies over the country. Meanwhile a front running almost parallel with the country slowly pushes over New Zealand moving in a northwest to southeast fashion.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Morning cloud breaks to sunny spells, the odd light shower especially in areas exposed to the east. Very humid and hot feeling. Breezy northeasterlies.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A few morning showers then clearing away, a few sunny spells break through in the afternoon but isolated showers may develop too, perhaps even an isolated heavy fall. Light winds, tending a little more onshore in the afternoon. Very humid and hot.
Eastern North Island
Mostly cloudy although a few afternoon sunny spells may break through, any morning drizzle clears. East to northeasterly winds.
Cloudy with a few spits or drizzle patches, dry areas too. Rain a little more persistent overnight. Easterly quarter winds and warmer afternoon temperatures about Upper Hutt.
Marlborough & Nelson
Cloudy, spits of rain or drizzle develop during the morning for Nelson and in Marlborough by midday, more persistent rain overnight. Easterly winds tend northerly later on.
Cloudy with rain developing in the afternoon spreading from the west, rain may be heavy from evening inland especially about the high country. East to northeasterly winds.
Rain, becoming heavy in the afternoon. East to northeasterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Mostly cloudy, rain develops this evening spreading in from the north. Easterly winds.