Expect a southeasterly airflow for the North Island on Thursday, high pressure further south.
Mostly cloudy on Thursday for Northland and Coromandel Peninsula with a few showers, any morning showers clear Auckland but remaining mostly cloudy. Waikato and Bay Of Plenty have a mostly cloudy day, some afternoon sun may break through. Cloudy for the east coast with drizzle or a few showers for Hawkes Bay / Gisborne. Morning cloud breaks in the southwest to a mostly sunny afternoon.
The South Island has a mostly sunny day, some morning cloud in the northeast breaks away.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz