A southeasterly airflow lies over the North Island today while a ridge of high pressure covers the South Island. An anticyclone covers most of New Zealand on Thursday bringing mainly settled weather.
A southeasterly airflow lies over the North Island today bringing cloudy skies in the east with the odd patchy shower, conditions are sunnier out west although there may still be some cloud at times. A shower or two may affect Northland in the afternoon.
Morning cloud with the chance of a shower for the upper South Island then sunny areas increasing from afternoon, winds from the south early on then easing. Some morning cloud about Southland and Otago then becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon. A mostly sunny day for the West Coast although expect some cloud to hang about Buller for much of the day.
Mainly sunny for the North Island on Thursday, some cloud in the east with patchy morning drizzle about Gisborne. For the South Island morning cloud in the west with the chance of a light shower then sunny areas increasing from afternoon. Elsewhere over the South Island expect sunny areas and some high cloud.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz