A warm northerly airflow lies over New Zealand today as a large high pressure system moves out to the east, later this evening or overnight a cold front moves onto the lower South Island bringing rain, heavy for Fiordland.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Any morning low cloud or fog clears then expect mostly sunny weather, cloud may move back in in the evening. Bay Of Plenty and Coromandel is a bit cloudier though with the odd light shower. Northeasterly winds, afternoon sea breezes in the west.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Partly cloudy skies for most, Taranaki has cloudier skies in the morning with a shower or two then breaking to afternoon sunny areas. Northerlies tend northwest by midday.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny, some high cloud. Northeasterly winds.
Partly cloudy. Blustery northerly winds, strong through Cook Strait.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny and warm with north to northwesterly winds picking up in the afternoon.
Sunny with some developing high cloud, warm to hot with northerly winds.
A mix of sun and cloud, Buller especially inland is mostly sunny after morning fog clears. Fiordland is cloudier with showers, rain overnight with heavy falls. Northerlies.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and some high cloud, north to northwesterly winds pick up in the afternoon. Overnight rain for Southland with a southwest change.