A ridge brings mainly settled weather to New Zealand today.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Any morning cloud clears then mostly sunny, some morning fog about the Waikato then clearing. Southwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning cloud, may be a light shower then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Light winds then westerlies after midday.
Eastern North Island
Morning cloud then mostly sunny, a few showers linger about East Cape during the day. Light winds tend east to northeast in the afternoon.
Morning cloud then mostly sunny, north to northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny, light winds.
Mostly sunny, some high cloud mainly later in the day. Light winds tend easterly in the afternoon.
Cloudy about Fiordland with a few showers or drizzle patches, sunny spells further north. Westerly quarter winds.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with increasing high cloud, a few morning spits possible about Southland with slightly cloudier skies. Northwesterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz