High pressure with two centres situated either side of New Zealand brings mainly settled weather to New Zealand today.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny with light southerlies tending a little more southwest in the afternoon about Auckland and Northland.
Sunny with light winds, afternoon westerlies for Taranaki.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny after morning cloud clears away, there could even be a few morning showers about Gisborne. Southerly winds tend east to northeast by evening.
Sunny with light northerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with light winds in the morning, afternoon north to northeasterly winds.
Sunny with some high cloud from afternoon. Easterly winds, fairly breezy this afternoon near the coast.
A mix of sunny areas and some cloud with west to southwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and some high cloud during the day, westerly winds for most although winds tend east to northeast along the Otago coast.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz