A northeasterly airflow slowly comes together over New Zealand today as a large high is centred southeast of the country in the Pacific Ocean and a low churns away in the Tasman Sea.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny about Auckland and the Waikato with some high cloud from afternoon, Northland and the Bay Of Plenty sees cloudy areas build with a light shower or two from afternoon. East to northeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with light winds tending easterly or southeasterly.
Eastern North Island
Gisborne sees cloudy areas while further south there is a mix of sun and cloud. Winds are light tending onshore in the afternoon.
A mix of sun and cloud with light southeasterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny, there may be a little coastal cloud at times. Light winds.
Mostly sunny, light east to northeasterly winds tend southerly in the evening bringing some cloud the risk of a shower or drizzle patch.
Mostly sunny with light east to northeast winds, there may be some coastal cloud at times.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with some high cloud possible, light east to northeasterly winds for most, moderate about coastal Otago.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz