A westerly airflow lies over the North Island today while Northerlies build further south.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud, chance of a shower also mainly afternoon, fairly dry otherwise. Inland areas could see some fog morning and night. Light west to southwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy areas with the chance of a shower or two, light west to northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with light winds, perhaps tending onshore in the afternoon.
A mix of sun and cloud with increasing Northerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with a touch of high cloud later in the day, light winds then afternoon northwesterlies.
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, light northerlies, tending northeast near the coast.
Mostly cloudy with the chance of a shower or two, some rain about Fiordland for much of the day then becoming heavier there overnight. North to northeasterly winds increase later in the day.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, north to northeasterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz