InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday

Mostly anticyclonic on Friday for the South Island meanwhile a southeasterly airflow moving around this high pushes over the North Island.

A light shower or two for the east coast of the North Island, easing evening then becoming dry at night, Auckland northwards has some cloud at times. Mostly sunny elsewhere for the North Island.

The South Island is mostly sunny, some morning cloud about some coastal areas breaks away. Some cloud builds in the afternoon for inland parts of the southern South Island.

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson -