An anticyclone brings mainly settled and sunny weather to New Zealand today, just the West Coast of the South Island is a bit cloudier than elsewhere.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny with light winds, tending east to northeast in the afternoon for most. Some cloud at times for Northland. There may be a spot of low cloud of fog overnight for some inland areas.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny, light winds tend west to northwest in the afternoon.
Eastern North Island
Sunny, a cool start for inland areas away from the coast then warming up in the afternoon especially inland. Afternoon east to northeasterly winds keep temperatures a little cooler about coastal fringes however still a great day.
Mostly sunny, some cloud drifting through at times. Increasing north to northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with afternoon north to northwesterly winds, there may be some morning cloud about the Nelson area then breaking to a sunny afternoon.
Sunny and warm weather with light winds tending northwest for most. Just along coastal fringes there is the chance of a sea breeze in the afternoon which could bring the temperature down a tad, mainly about South Canterbury at this stage.
Mostly cloudy, chance of a light shower or two. Light northerlies tend northwest in the afternoon.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, northwesterly winds for most. There may be a coastal sea breeze for Otago in the afternoon.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz