A ridge of high pressure lies over New Zealand on Monday bringing mainly settled conditions, meanwhile a front pushes towards the west of the country in the Tasman Sea.
For much of the North Island in the west expect a mix of sun and cloud, conditions are mainly dry however there may be a shower or two about especially early morning then again in the afternoon. Winds are mostly light.
The east of the North Island is a little cloudier although areas of sun may sneak through at times. The shower risk is a little higher also mainly right on the coastal fringe.
The South Island sees cloudy spells on the West Coast with brief sun now and then, there may be a brief light shower or two at times also. Mainly sunny elsewhere after a cold start, not a major frost but some areas inland may dip down to -2 degrees celsius at dawn.
Blue – Heavy form of precipitation or cold temperatures, typically below 1 to 2 degrees celsius.
Purple – Strong winds.
Yellow – Temperatures around the mid 20 degree mark or over.
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– Aaron Wilkinson, WeatherWatch.co.nz