An anticyclone in the Tasman Sea stretches a ridge over most of the North Island, while the South Island has a northwesterly airflow.
Cloudy areas stick around on the West Coast of the North Island, with the chance of a shower, while elsewhere in the North Island it’s mainly sunny, with light winds.
For the South Island, it’s mostly cloudy on the West Coast, along with the odd light shower – mainly in South Westland & Fiordland.
Elsewhere over the South Island, mostly sunny conditions prevail, with winds tending northerly or northwest in most cases.
A mild and relatively warm day for eastern regions of the country.
– Aaron Wilkinson & Drew Chappell, WeatherWatch.co.nz