Friday's national forecast
Posted by WW Forecast Team on Fri, 21/04/2017 - 04:00
A ridge brings mainly settled weather to New Zealand today, a weak front however brings cloud and a few showers just north of Auckland.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloudy periods about Auckland, a few showers possible later in the evening or overnight. Northland sees mainly cloudy skies with a few showers in the east spreading elsewhere during the afternoon. Mainly sunny about Waikato and the Bay Of Plenty. East to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 18-19 Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Any early cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, southeasterlies die out about Taranaki around midday. Light winds elsewhere tend westerly in the afternoon.
Highs: 16-18 Eastern North Island
Any morning cloud with the chance of a shower clearing then becoming mostly sunny by midday, light southwest winds die out in the afternoon.
Highs: 16-17 Wellington
Sunny with light southerlies tending northerly by midday.
High: 15 Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with light winds tending northerly in the afternoon.
Highs: 17-18 Canterbury
Mainly sunny with light winds, light ENE winds near the coast, light WNW winds inland.
Highs: 17-18 West Coast
A mix of sun and cloud, cloud a little more persistent about Buller with the chance of a shower. Light winds.
Highs: 16-17 Southland & Otago
Sunny spells about Southland, mostly sunny elsewhere. Light west to northwesterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz