InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday / Friday


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

A light shower or two continues along the east coast of the North Island today, Auckland northwards has some cloud at times, chance of a shower for Northland. Mostly sunny elsewhere for the North Island. The South Island is mostly sunny, some morning cloud in the east breaks away. Some cloud builds in the afternoon for inland areas mainly about the southern half of the Island.

Similar conditions again on Friday, showers for the eastern North Island will ease becoming mainly dry at night. Areas of morning cloud about coastal areas break away.

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz