A weak areas of high pressure covers New Zealand today, a light southerly quarter airflow for the South Island and lower North Island. Winds tend northeast about the upper North Island.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Areas of cloud and a few sunny spells possible, the odd shower about also. Low risk of an isolated heavy fall out west late afternoon / evening. East to northeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mainly sunny with southeasterly breezes.
Eastern North Island
Mostly cloudy, there may be a shower or two about mainly morning. Southerly winds.
Morning cloud breaks to sunny spells, southerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly cloudy about Marlborough with light east to southeasterly winds. Nelson is sunny with light winds tending northerly in the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy, a few afternoon sunny spells possible. Light east to southeasterly winds.
Mainly sunny weather with light winds. Warmest temperatures about inland Buller.
Southland & Otago
Sunny spells with light easterly winds. Coastal Otago is mainly cloudy with cooler temperatures.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz