A ridge lies over most of New Zealand today bringing mainly settled weather.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny, light easterly quarter winds. Auckland and Northland sees some morning cloud with the risk of a shower then clearing to sunny areas, cloud builds again in the afternoon bringing the risk of further isolated showers before clearing in the evening.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny with light winds, perhaps tending onshore in the afternoon near the coast.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny after any morning cloud breaks away, Gisborne however sees morning showers then cloudy periods for the rest of the day, south to southeasterly winds.
Sunny weather with light winds, perhaps tending southerly.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny, light winds tend northeast in the afternoon.
Sunny, light winds tend easterly in the afternoon.
Sunny with light winds tending west to southwest in the afternoon.
Southland & Otago
Some cloud for Southland, perhaps a shower or two also. Breezy westerly winds. Otago is mainly sunny with west to southwest winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz