A ridge covers the upper South Island and North Island on Tuesday bringing mainly settled weather, a northerly airflow picks up for the lower South Island.
Mostly sunny for a majority of the North Island on Tuesday, some morning cloud possible in the east, perhaps an early shower for Gisborne. A few clouds drifting in at times from the Tasman into Auckland and Northland.
Cloud thickens along the South Island’s West Coast, rain or showers slowly spread north along the coast during the day. Spots of rain possible at times about Southland, mostly sunny elsewhere.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz