An increasing northerly airflow lies over New Zealand today, this flow is coming in between a large high out to the east and a large low in the Tasman Sea.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Morning showers clear then sunny areas increase, northwesterly winds change westerly after midday.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Early rain eases to the odd shower and sunny spells, northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Early rain clears then sunny with northwesterly winds.
A mix of sun and cloud, breezy northwesterly winds ease in the evening.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with northwesterly winds.
Sunny, light afternoon east to northeasterly winds.
Cloudy areas, there may be a shower or two at times. North to northwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny, some high cloud from afternoon. West to northwesterly winds.
By Weather Aanalyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz