Boxing Day today is predicted to continue the wet and humid weather that Hawke's Bay has experienced in recent days.
MetService weather forecasts show Napier is in for a high of 30C with showers developing from midday and a northeasterly wind.
Hastings tops that with a high of 31C, and is also set to be wet with showers from midday and a northeasterly wind.
In Dannevirke, the weather is looking to be more volatile with a humid northerly wind before showers and thunderstorms develop. The high there is forecast at 26C.