A couple of low centres straddle the South Island today, expect more cloudy weather with rain or showers. Rain should ease for the eastern South Island. Overnight a low coming out of the Tasman to the northwest brings rain into the western North Island.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Showers, morning rain for Waikato and Bay Of Plenty eases. Gusty northwesterlies ease in the evening. Rain moves into Northland overnight.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Rain eases to showers in the afternoon with northwesterlies freshening, winds strong for coastal Taranaki. Rain moves back into Taranaki overnight.
Eastern North Island
Any morning spots of rain clear then becoming mostly sunny, northwesterly winds. Wairarapa has rain spreading from the west, easing afternoon, winds stronger.
Rain eases to showers in the morning with southerlies tending northwest in the afternoon.
Marlborough & Nelson
Morning rain clears then dry with sun breaking through in the afternoon as northwesterlies freshen. A few showers may continue to pass into Nelson from the west.
Mostly cloudy with patchy showers or drizzle, quite a few dry areas may develop from afternoon. Southwesterly winds.
Mostly cloudy with rain north of about Greymouth, in the afternoon rain or showers moves in further south. Winds eventually tend to the north or northeast.
Southland & Otago
Rain, easing from afternoon for Otago. South to southeasterly winds.