A north to northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, a front in the west weakens this morning.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny spells, chance of an isolated shower otherwise mainly dry. North to northeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Some morning patchy rain then sunny areas increase from afternoon, north to northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Any morning high cloud clears then sunny with north to northwesterly winds.
Mostly cloudy, a few spits or showers (especially morning). Gusty north to northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Some morning rain, the odd spot may spread into Marlborough then drying out in the afternoon with some sun breaking through. Breezy north to northwesterly winds.
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, north to northwesterly winds.
Morning rain and thunderstorms ease to the odd shower, sun may break through at times from midday otherwise fairly cloudy. Northerly winds.
Southland & Otago
Any early rain clears then mostly sunny with some high cloud possible, overnight rain. North to northwesterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz