Northland to North Taranaki, including Taumarunui, Taupo, Bay of Plenty and Coromandel: Fine weather.
South Taranaki to Kapiti, including Taihape: Cloudy periods, with patchy drizzle about the ranges.
Gisborne to Wairarapa and Wellington: Mostly cloudy, with patchy drizzle clearing Wellington this afternoon.
Nelson, Buller, Westland and Fiordland: Fine weather.
Marlborough Mostly cloudy about the Kaikoura Coast, with patchy drizzle there during the day. Fine spells elsewhere.
Canterbury: Cloudy about the Banks Peninsula with patchy drizzle. Fine elsewhere apart from cloud this evening.
Otago and Southland: Areas of low cloud about the coast, with drizzle patches clearing this afternoon. Fine spells inland. Chatham Islands: Occasional showers and strong cold southerlies.