Conditions are mainly settled today thanks to a ridge of high pressure, but it doesn’t last for long with a cold front moving into the lower South Island later this evening.
Please refer to your local, hourly, 10 day forecast for more details.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny, there may be a clearing early shower for Northland. Some evening cloud for Waikato and Bay Of Plenty, Auckland overnight. Southwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Partly cloudy skies, chance of a shower in the afternoon. Light winds tending northwest after midday.
Eastern North Island
Showers for northern Hawkes Bay and Gisborne, clearing during the afternoon. Mostly sunny elsewhere after any early cloud clears. Southwesterlies die out.
Mostly sunny, there may be some cloud at times mainly in the north. Northwesterlies pick up from afternoon.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny after a frosty start, light winds tend northwest in the afternoon.
Sunny after a very frosty start, high cloud later in the day. North to northeasterly winds.
Clear to start for Buller with frosts, increasing cloud otherwise. Showers about Fiordland turn to rain in the afternoon, becoming heavy. Showers move into North Westland by evening, turning to rain overnight. North to northeasterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, a very frosty start inland. Rain later in the evening for Southland as northwesterlies change southwest, rain moves into Otago overnight.