A southerly airflow over the North Island delivers sunny spells in the west with showers and cooler temperatures in the east. The South Island sits under a ridge of high pressure so the weather is more settled.
Auckland & Northland
Sunny spells with southerlies tending southwest this afternoon and freshening. Later in the evening some cloud thickens with the chance of an overnight shower moving in, mainly in the west.
Central North Island, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny spells with southerly breezes, risk of a late afternoon isolated
Eastern North Island
Cloudy with patchy rain or drizzle, southwesterly winds.
Sunny with some cloud, cloud
mainly about southern Taranaki. Brisk south to southeasterly breezes, easing in
Western North Island
Cloudy spells with southerly breezes, brief spot of rain possible at times
otherwise mainly dry.
Cloudy with patchy rain or drizzle, clearing later in the evening. Brisk
Sunny with light winds this morning, afternoon northerlies.
Sunny spells with light winds this morning then afternoon easterlies.
Southerly winds on the coast south of Clifford Bay with cloudier skies there and
the odd light shower possible at times.
Morning cloud breaks to sunny spells, southerlies tend easterly in the
Sunny with light winds, afternoon sea breezes. Warmer temperatures
Cloud this morning breaks to sunny spells, fresh northeasterly winds.
Mainly sunny with light winds, some high cloud at times from
Mostly sunny with light easterlies, winds may tend southerly in the
afternoon. Some high cloud at times thickening later this evening.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz