Mainly anticyclonic for New Zealand again on Friday bringing more settled weather, still plenty of morning cloud about for some. A front approaches to the west moving onto the lower South Island overnight.
Morning cloud for the western North Island then breaking to increasing sunny areas from afternoon, any early showers for western Auckland / Northland clear away. Mostly sunny for the eastern North Island.
Morning cloud breaks for the eastern South Island then expect some high cloud. Sunny spells in the west, the odd shower moves into Fiordland from afternoon then rain develops there later in the evening / overnight with possible heavy falls. Southland has a dry day, some rain develops overnight.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz