Northland to Bay of Plenty: Scattered rain, easing to patchy drizzle in the west tonight.
Waikato to Wellington, including the central high country: Outbreaks of rain, possibly heavy and thundery north of Taranaki today. Rain with some heavy thundery falls spreading north tomorrow afternoon, clearing south of Wanganui later.
Gisborne to Wairarapa: Fine with high cloud. However a few spots of rain this evening and brief rain tomorrow evening in Wairarapa.
Western Nelson, Marlborough Sounds and Buller to Fiordland: Isolated showers, turning to rain tonight, with heavy falls and thunderstorms tomorrow, then easing to showers from the south.
Remainder of Nelson and Marlborough, also Canterbury: Fine apart from scattered rain tomorrow afternoon.
Otago and Southland: Mainly fine today. Scattered rain tomorrow, becoming confined to south coast later. Chatham Islands: Patchy drizzle turning to rain tomorrow evening.