An anticyclone brings mainly settled weather for the South Island today, a low brings southeasterlies for the North Island. Southeasterlies ease over the North Island on Wednesday, still mainly settled for the South Island.
A deep low spins up offshore to the northeast of the North Island later today, this brings in a strengthening southeasterly airflow and the chance of some late heavy rain about some coastal fringes. Drier for most further south with only a few early morning showers about the South Island then clearing away. Fiordland sees a few showers from midday.
Southeasterlies and rain eases for the upper North Island on Wednesday, becoming more settled the further south you go. Fiordland still catches a few showers during the day.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz