A ridge lies over the upper North Island today while a west to northwesterly airflow lies over the rest of the country. Cloudy areas and the chance of a shower in the west, mainly sunny out east.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny areas with light west to southwesterly winds. There may be a pesky light shower for some western areas. Also the Waikato could start the day with a touch of fog before clearing away. The Bay Of Plenty is mainly sunny.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny areas, chance of a light shower otherwise mainly dry. West to northwest winds.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with light winds, tending northwest.
Sunny with northwesterly breezes.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with light winds.
Mainly sunny after any early fog clears, light winds tending northwest.
Cloudy areas with west to southwest winds, showers about South Westland with winds more from the northwest.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and some high cloud with northwest breezes.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz