The east coast of the North Island will be wet tomorrow with cold southerly winds possibly gale force at times about Cook Strait, Wellington and Wairarapa, it will be drier out west however a few showers still look likely at times with south to southeasterly breezes. Temperatures for tomorrow still mild north of Auckland around 17 degrees, high single figure high’s for the east coast.
Sunny on the South Islands West Coast with east to southeasterly winds and mild temperatures south of Greymouth, rain about the top of the island eases in the morning to drizzle patches. Strong southerly winds about the Marlborough coastline easing later in the day. Cloudy weather for all of the east coast with drizzle patches or showers clearing south of Kaikoura in the evening, drizzle clearing about the Otago coast in the morning. Expect south to southeasterly breezes.
A few light snow flurries are also likely down to 500m in the afternoon in Canterbury however they will clear in the evening, only small accumulations are likely.
Homepage image / Wednesday 25th July midday rain map, weathermap.co.nz
By weather analyst Aaron Wilkinson, WeatherWatch.co.nz