A ridge lies over the country tomorrow but the squeeze is getting put on by a low to the north of the country and a low to the south.
The lower North Island sees a nice sunny day with north to northeasterly breezes, temperatures will be fairly warm in inland areas getting up to 28 degrees.
Wellington on the other hand gets to 22 degrees however it will still be a nice
day in the capital all the same. High cloud thickens about Wellington later in
The upper South Island has a mostly sunny day with some high
cloud developing during the day. Expect northerly winds which may tend
northeasterly just on the coast in the east. Temperatures will be warm in the east just inland perhaps getting upwards of 30 degrees, a little cooler for
coastal areas but still warm respectively sitting around 21 to 26 degrees. Cloud
increases along the West Coast during the afternoon with a light shower or two
moving in at night.
For the lower South Island expect cloudy skies in the
west, the odd light shower from midday then rain moves in later in the evening.
Elsewhere high cloud thickens with northerly winds, the odd spot of rain
possible at times about Southland from afternoon and coastal Otago at
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz