Northland, Auckland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty
Areas of morning fog, then cloud periods. Patchy drizzle in Northland, gradually spreading further south.
Waikato to Taranaki, Taupo, Taumarunui, Taihape
Cloudy periods, with patchy drizzle turning to rain tonight.
Kapiti and Wellington
Cloudy with drizzle patches, chiefly about the Tararua Range. Rain this evening.
Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa
Fine. However, cloudy periods about Wairarapa, with scattered rain there tonight.
Mainly fine, but patchy rain or drizzle about western Nelson and the Marlborough Sounds. Widespread rain this evening, but remaining dry about the Kaikoura Coast.
Buller, Westland, Fiordland
Periods of rain, with some heavy falls. Thunderstorms possible about Fiordland and south Westland.
Canterbury, Otago, Southland
Mainly fine, but rain about the Divide. Severe gale northwesterlies in exposed places at times.