A gentle southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, moving around a large anticyclone in the Tasman Sea.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Areas of cloud for northern Waikato through to Northland, some sun breaks through at times, also the risk of a shower or two otherwise mainly dry. Sunny elsewhere about Waikato and Bay Of Plenty. Winds are light from the west or southwest.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny, some cloud about Taranaki at times. Elsewhere expect some evening cloud. Light winds.
Eastern North Island
Early cloud clears then sunny, there may be a few early clearing showers about exposed coastal parts (i.e. Mahia Peninsula). Gentle southwesterlies die out in the evening.
Mostly sunny, a few clouds possible. Light north to northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny, a touch of high cloud possible. Light winds.
Sunny weather, there may be a touch of high cloud. Light winds.
A mostly sunny morning, some cloud from afternoon as light winds tend to the west. Chance of a light shower in the evening.
Southland & Otago
Mostly cloudy with the odd shower about Southland, Otago has a mix of sun and cloud. Westerly winds, breezy about coastal areas.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz