A southwesterly airflow weakens over the country today while high pressure pushes in from the Tasman Sea, a weak front moves onto the lower South Island in the afternoon.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloud with a few showers in the morning then clearing early afternoon to sunny spells. Breezy southwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Any morning showers clear then sunny spells increase, becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon. Southwesterly winds die out later in the day.
Eastern North Island
Any early showers clear then sunny spells increase, cool southwesterly winds. Temperatures coolest about the Wairarapa.
Any early cloud clears then becoming mostly sunny, breezy southerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mainly sunny with light winds tending east to northeast in the afternoon, cold inland to start the day.
Sunny or becoming sunny early in the morning, chance of a frost to start the day for inland areas. Southwesterly winds ease becoming light in the afternoon. Overnight cloud moves in with a chance of drizzle.
Sunny with light winds, tending southwest.
Southland & Otago
Any early cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, risk of a frost to start the day for inland areas. During the afternoon Sou’West winds pick up, first about Southland then gradually for Otago bringing cloud and a few patchy showers which then clear later on.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz