An anticyclone brings mainly settled weather today, a front moves onto the lower South Island overnight. Dry for most of New Zealand on Friday however a front brings some rain to the lower South Island and showers to the upper West Coast of the South Island.
Mostly sunny with some cloud at times for most North Island regions today, there could be some morning fog about the Waikato. The South Island sees sunny areas and some high cloud, rain moves into Fiordland / Southland overnight.
Any morning low cloud or fog breaks about the upper North Island on Friday then mostly sunny, mostly sunny elsewhere for the rest of the North Island although Wellington sees cloudy areas. For the South Island we have sunny areas and some high cloud for the upper half, in the evening a few showers gradually push northwards through Canterbury. Some rain for the lower South Island.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz