A ridge of high pressure brings in some settled weather today however it doesn’t last very long as a front lines up in the Tasman Sea, moving onto the South Island overnight. This front continues to move northwards during Tuesday although it does slow down a little.
Any showers about the North Island this morning clear away then becoming sunny, southwesterly winds ease. A settled picture for the South Island with mostly sunny weather for most, some high cloud will start to increase about the lower South Island from afternoon and rain moves into South Westland later this evening.
Dry for the western North Island on Tuesday at first with developing high cloud, late afternoon or evening showers move in from the west. Sunny in the east with some high cloud. Rain for the West Coast of the South Island may be heavy, a few spots of rain out east mainly early in the morning then some sun breaks through.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz