A ridge lies over central and northern New Zealand today bringing mainly settled conditions, a front about the southern half of the South Island brings some developing rain to the West Coast and high cloud out east.
Auckland & Northland
Cool southerlies tend a little more southwest in the afternoon, mostly sunny weather with cloud increasing from late afternoon. Expect mainly sunny conditions about Northland with lesser amounts of cloud if any.
Bay Of Plenty, Waikato & Central North Island
Mainly sunny with light winds tending southwest in the afternoon, a few clouds from afternoon about the Waikato and Central North Island. Frosty to start in some central inland areas.
Eastern North Island
A few early morning showers clear about and north of Hawkes Bay then becoming mostly sunny, cool southwesterly winds die out in the afternoon.
Western North Island
Sunny with light winds in the morning south of Taranaki, westerlies from afternoon bring a few areas of cloud which thicken in the evening. For Taranaki expect southerlies in the morning to tend westerly by midday at which point some cloud develops.
Sunny with some high cloud from afternoon, northerlies a little breezy in the afternoon.
Sunny with some high cloud from late morning or midday. Westerly winds.
Sunny at first, some high cloud developing by midday. North to northwest breezes develop in the afternoon. High cloud decreases later in the evening.
Sunny early on however expect plenty of high cloud to develop by mid morning, light winds tend northwest inland. High cloud decreases in the evening.
Sunny at first however cloud increases from mid morning, some rain develops during the afternoon with northeasterly winds. Rain eases in the evening.
Thick high cloud in the morning with a few spots of rain possible, becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon with light winds possibly tending light southwest.
A few spots of rain in the morning clear then expect a mostly sunny afternoon. West to northwesterly winds.
A few spots of early morning rain clear then expect thick high cloud decreasing towards midday to a mostly sunny afternoon. Breezy westerly winds
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz