A west to southwesterly airflow lies over the country this weekend as a large anticyclone lies in the Tasman Sea.
Morning cloud for Northland and Auckland on Saturday then breaking to mostly sunny weather, risk of a shower in the morning along the east coast then becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon. Mostly sunny for the rest of the North Island with some high cloud. Mostly sunny for a majority of the South Island with some high cloud about, temperatures becoming warm for some areas.
Mostly sunny weather for a majority of the country on Sunday with hot temperatures. Parts of Canterbury may touch 30 degrees for a time then a light afternoon easterly cools things down a touch, mainly near the coast.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz