A southwesterly airflow lies over most of New Zealand today, moving around a large high in the Tasman Sea. A ridge covers the country on Saturday bringing mainly settled weather.
A mix of sun and cloud for much of the North Island today, a few showers may spring up late afternoon / evening from Coromandel across to East Cape. Mainly dry for the South Island however a few showers about Southland spread into parts of Otago late afternoon / evening.
Mainly settled on Saturday, generally mostly sunny but there may be some cloud about at times especially morning and night. Chance of a shower in the afternoon / evening about the Bay Of Plenty and in particular East Cape.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz