Northwesterly winds become strong in Southland from afternoon, with the possibilitiy that winds may gust to gale strength at times.
A warm day in Auckland, cloudy areas with occasional sun, sun and southwesterly breezes, temperatures in the early 20s possible.
Slightly cooler in Wellington, though it should stay mainly sunny, with light winds tending southerly for a time and a high of around 15 – 16C.
Winds from the east pick up along the coast in the afternoon, though it should otherwise stay mostly sunny, and temperatures in the mid to late teens.
– Aaron Wilkinson & Drew Chappell, WeatherWatch.co.nz
– Photo: Liz Mey