An anticyclone brings mainly settled conditions on Wednesday. A low pressure system brings some rain to Northland on Thursday meanwhile about the far south a front moves onto Southland during the morning, inbetween conditions are a little more settled with a ridge of high pressure.
Mainly settled for a majority of the North Island today, risk of an early shower about Wellington and the chance of a late afternoon shower for Northland. Mostly sunny along the West Coast, a few clouds at times. The east coast sees areas of morning cloud break to sunny spells in the afternoon, east to northeasterly winds freshen up in the afternoon.
Some rain for Northland on Thursday, possibly heavy at times in the east then clearing away in the evening. Mainly dry elsewhere however a few isolated shower are possible late afternoon / evening through into inland Waikato / Bay Of Plenty. A chance of morning fog about the Waikato. Mostly cloudy for the West Coast of the South Island, rain with a chance of heavy falls moving into Fiordland during the morning. Drier out east with some high cloud, rain or showers move into Southland during the morning then Otago in the afternoon with a southwest change.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz