A southwesterly airflow lies over the country today.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloudy areas with breezy to brisk southwesterly winds. Sun may break through at times especially about the Bay Of Plenty.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy areas and a shower or two possible, clearing in the evening. Breezy southwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Dry at first with some sun, a few showers move into Wairarapa late morning with a southwest change. Showers move further north late afternoon or evening then clearing overnight.
Dry at first, risk of a shower from late morning as a fresh southerly change moves in. Some sun breaks through at times.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny then some cloud from afternoon as westerlies tend easterly. Southwesterlies for Nelson.
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, mid level cloud nearer the coast with a few showers out on Banks Peninsula (clearing evening). Southwesterly winds, brisk about the coast then dying out in the evening.
Mostly cloudy Greymouth northwards with a few showers, clearing evening. Sunnier conditions further south. Southwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Morning showers clear, sunny areas breaks through from afternoon. Breezy southwesterlies die out in the evening, winds strong about the coast in the morning.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz