An anticyclone lies over most of New Zealand today and Saturday bringing mainly settled weather, a southeasterly airflow moving around this high brings a few showers to the North Islands east coast and Northland however.
Mostly sunny for a majority of the North Island today, Auckland and Northland could see a morning shower then again from afternoon. Gisborne sees morning showers clear however cloudy areas remain. Any morning cloud for Wairarapa and Hawkes Bay clears then mostly sunny. Mostly sunny for the east and north of the South Island, perhaps a light frost to start the day for inland areas. A shower or two may move through Southland at times.
A few showers at times for the east of the North Island and Northland, especially in the east. Mostly sunny for the rest of the North Island. The South Island is sunny, some morning cloud about Southland and the Catlins breaks away.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz