In the west from Northland to Wellington, also Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country: Fine spells, with isolated 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: Mostly cloudy at first with isolated morning showers about Marlborough, then fine spells. However, showers about the ranges and High Country this afternoon and evening, some heavy.
Otago, Southland and Fiordland: Areas of morning cloud, and possibly the odd coastal shower at first, then fine spells. However, isolated showers inland this afternoon and evening.
Buller and Westland: Fine spells, with isolated showers north of the Glaciers. Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods, with the odd shower.