The entire North Island: Fine and cloudy periods. Isolated showers about the ranges of Gisborne and Hawkes Bay this afternoon.
Nelson and Buller: Mainly fine with high cloud, but a few showers for Buller and western ranges of Nelson.
Westland and Fiordland: Rain spreading north this morning, easing to drizzle this evening.
Marlborough and Canterbury: Fine, apart from cloudy periods morning and evening, especially about the coast.
Otago and Southland: Thick high cloud. Showers developing this morning, some heavy this afternoon, then clearing tonight. Chatham Islands: Cloudy. A few showers, clearing this evening.