Updated 8:45am — A large high remains centred over the North Island although in the past 24 hour it has slid a little to the east. This will today allow a gentle easterly breeze to develop from about Auckland northwards.
WeatherWatch.co.nz report fog in Rotorua, Hawkes Bay and Taranaki.
Fog patches are likely from Waikato southwards, in the usual areas and without much wind could linger all morning for some.
However Auckland, as expected, has a light easterly with some cloud – no fog is affecting the city.
It’s possible fog may affect a few regional air travellers so check with your airline website for the latest flight information.
With an easterly breeze expected to develop today it should limit fog patches – especially the further north you go – as a breeze helps blow the fog away.
Already on the sat maps a significant ‘blob’ of cloud can be seen north of New Zealand from a developing sub-tropical low. To the east lies our large high that brought the fog – and it’s slowly moving out east into the Pacific along for a breezy nor’east flow to develop – diminishing the chance of further fog tomorrow, at least in the North Island.
On Thursday fog may be more likely over the South Island under light winds.
Rain and showers move in on Friday and Saturday from the north.