A ridge lies over the North Island today bringing mainly settled weather. A northwesterly airflow develops over the South Island bringing cloud and showers to the west, sunny with some high cloud out east.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny areas with easterly quarter winds, chance of a shower or two about mainly in the east.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny with southeasterly winds dying away this morning.
Eastern North Island
Morning cloud breaks to a mostly sunny afternoon, southeasterly winds ease.
Sunny with light north to northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with light winds.
A mainly sunny day after any morning cloud clears, light northeasterlies.
Some sun possible this morning then becoming cloudy this afternoon with a few patchy showers moving in. Light northerlies.
Southland & Otago
Areas of high cloud with light northerly quarter winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz