In the west from Northland to Wellington, also Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country: Fine spells and isolated showers. The showers clearing most places this afternoon or evening, but a few may linger about the central hills and ranges.
Gisborne to Wairarapa: Mainly fine, with a few showers in Wairarapa clearing this afternoon and the odd evening shower in Hawkes Bay.
Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury: Scattered showers clearing early morning and fine spells developing, but showers about the ranges and High Country again this afternoon and evening, some heavy.
Otago, Southland and Fiordland: Mostly cloudy with a few coastal showers at first this morning, then fine spells increasing. However, isolated showers inland this afternoon and evening.
Buller and Westland: Fine spells, with showers north of the Glaciers gradually easing. Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods, with the odd shower mainly this afternoon.