Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty: Cloudy periods. Occasional showers in Northland but only one or two elsewhere.
The remainder of the North Island: Mainly fine, but areas of morning cloud in the west.
Nelson and Marlborough: Mainly fine. However, rain about the Kaikoura Coast for a time this morning, and isolated afternoon and evening showers inland.
Buller: Cloudy with scattered rain.
Westland: Rain, clearing south of Hokitika this morning.
Fiordland: Mainly fine with cloud increasing this evening.
Canterbury: Morning drizzle, then mainly fine apart from a few inland showers north of Banks Peninsula this afternoon.
Otago and Southland: Morning cloud, then fine.
Chatham Islands: Cloudy.
Wednesday: North Island, fine spells, a few showers from Northland to Coromandel Peninsula also Gisborne, though rain about East Cape. Also brief rain in the far south. South Island, rain about north Westland and Buller and brief falls spreading east to Nelson and Marlborough. Mainly fine elsewhere.
Thursday: North Island, fine spells, though rain or showers about East Cape at first. South Island, drizzle in the west and possibly Nelson and the Sounds. Heavier rain developing south of the Glaciers. High cloud elsewhere.
Friday: North Island, drizzle developing with humid northerlies, but fine in the east. South Island, heavy rain in the west easing,but returning to Fiordland later. Brief falls elsewhere.
Chatham Islands: Low cloud, with drizzle at times.