Northland and Auckland: Occasional showers easing this morning, then clearing in the afternoon.
Waikato to Taranaki, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and Taupo: Fine apart from a few showers in the west from Waikato to Taranaki, clearing early morning.
Wanganui, Taihape, Manawatu and Kapiti: Cloudy periods, with isolated showers about the Wanganui spreading elsewhere by afternoon.
Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa and Wellington: Mostly fine about inland areas at first. Showers spreading north during the day, possibly heavy about the east coast.
Nelson, Buller, Westland and Fiordland: Fine, apart from areas of morning cloud in Buller.
Marlborough, Canterbury and Southland: Scattered showers easing and retreating to the east coast this evening.
Otago: Cloudy periods, with a few showers about the east coast. Chatham Islands: Showers, some heavy with hail at first.