New Zealand short forecast forecast to midnight Wednesday
Northland, Auckland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty: Fine spells. Isolated showers west of Coromandel Peninsula, clearing this evening.
Waikato to northern Taranaki, including Taumarunui and Taupo: Showers becoming isolated this afternoon with fine spells developing.
Southern Taranaki and Taihape to Wellington: Occasional showers, clearing south of Wanganui this evening.
Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa: Showers about the ranges. Mainly fine elsewhere, however a few showers this afternoon or evening. Westerly gales for central Hawkes Bay and the Tararua District easing early this morning.
Buller, Westland: Rain, with heavy falls, easing this morning then clearing from the south today.
Nelson, Marlborough: Rain in the west, clearing this morning. Isolated showers late this afternoon and evening.
Canterbury, Otago, Southland: Scattered showers, gradually clearing today.
Fiordland: Becoming fine this morning.
Chatham Islands: Showers.