Fairly settled over most of New Zealand today due to a large anticyclone. A south to southeasterly airflow moving around this high gradually eases over the North Island.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud, areas of cloud may be thicker at times especially in the west. Light winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny, there may be some cloud from afternoon as light winds tend southeast (more so about the ranges to the east).
Eastern North Island
Cloudy areas develop this morning with southerly winds, a light shower or drizzle patch moves in.
Areas of cloud develops this morning, chance of a shower otherwise mainly dry. South to southeasterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny, afternoon easterly winds for Marlborough. Winds tend northerly in the afternoon for Nelson.
Morning cloud then mostly sunny this afternoon near the coast, inland areas may see cloud hang around for much of the day. Afternoon easterly winds.
A mix of sun and cloud with west to southwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny after any morning cloud clears for Southland and Central Otago, westerlies. Coastal Otago has a mix of sun and cloud with southwesterlies.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz