A ridge covers the North Island on Wednesday, northwesterlies further south.
Cloudy areas for the western North Island on Wednesday, mainly western Waikato southwards, there may even be a light shower or two especially morning. Mostly sunny elsewhere.
Quite cloudy for the South Islands West Coast with a few light showers, drier in the east with some sun however there could be a few early spots of rain for Southland and Otago then clearing away.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz