A ridge sits over the North Island today while a northwesterly airflow builds over the South Island, still mainly settled weather for most.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny with light winds after a cold start. Northland sees some cloud in the afternoon with the chance of a shower as winds tend easterly, showers more likely in the east.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with light winds, afternoon westerlies possible on western coastlines.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with light winds, northwesterlies possible from afternoon about the Wairarapa.
Mostly sunny with northwesterly winds, picking up a little in the afternoon.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with light winds in the morning, afternoon north to northwesterly winds.
Sunny with light winds.
Sunny areas and increasing cloud, northerly winds. Evening drizzle about South Westland then some rain moves in there overnight.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with some high cloud gradually increasing during the day, northerly quarter winds. Overnight a few spells of rain move through Southland.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz