A ridge lies over New Zealand on Wednesday bringing mainly settled weather. A few showers for the West Coast of the South Island and morning drizzle / showers for the eastern North Island, mainly dry elsewhere.
Mostly sunny for the upper / western North Island on Wednesday, there may be some cloud about northeastern coastal fringes. Morning showers / drizzle gradually clears away from Wellington up through to Gisborne.
A few showers for the West Coast of the South Island, mostly sunny in the east with some high cloud. Any early cloud clears Canterbury / Marlborough then mostly sunny.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz