A northwesterly airflow brings rain or showers to western regions today, thunderstorms at times for the West Coast. In the east is drier and sunnier with warm temperatures.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Early showers clear then expect sunny spells, the odd shower may linger for Waikato especially in the west. Light northwesterlies.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Partly cloudy with showers, especially for Taranaki and Kapiti. Showers become a little more widespread in the evening. North to northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Early spits of rain clear then sunny, northerly winds.
Occasional spits or showers, sunny spells now and then too. Gusty north to northwesterly winds, strong through Cook Strait.
Marlborough & Nelson
Partly cloudy for Nelson and the Sounds with the odd spit or shower spreading from the west, Marlborough is mostly sunny. Breezy north to northwesterly winds.
Sun and some high cloud, rain up in the high country spreading from the west. North to northwesterly winds.
Rain, occasional heavy falls and thunderstorms possible. North to northwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
A mix of sun and cloud, some scattered rain moves into the Lakes District, especially from afternoon. A few spits of rain possible for Southland after midday. Spits of rain possible elsewhere in the evening. Northwesterly winds.