For all the North Island: Fine and cloudy periods. Isolated showers about the ranges of Gisborne and Hawkes Bay today. Isolated afternoon showers tomorrow for Waikato, the central high country, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa, some of which may be heavy.
Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury: Mainly fine with high cloud. Brief afternoon and evening rain for Nelson and Canterbury tomorrow.
Buller: Mostly cloudy. A few showers, turning to rain tomorrow evening.
Westland and Fiordland: Patchy rain or drizzle today. Rain becoming widespread for a time tomorrow afternoon and evening, with some heavy falls and thunderstorms.
Otago and Southland: Scattered showers today, some heavy and possibly thundery. A period of rain tomorrow afternoon and evening, with some heavy falls inland. Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods.