Cold southwesterlies flow over New Zealand today, a mostly sunny day for the majority of regions however very coastal areas in the east may see a shower or two. Also Southland and then Northland / Auckland in the north. Frosty morning and night for sheltered areas.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloudy areas about Northland and Auckland with the odd shower about especially this morning, sunny areas for the Waikato and Bay Of Plenty. Breezy Sou’Westerly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with West to Sou’West breezes.
Eastern North Island
Sunny areas with Sou’Westerlies picking up in the morning, a few showers affect coastal Wairarapa with the odd snow flurry to 300m then clearing away by evening.
Sunny areas and a few clouds about, breezy Southerlies become brisk in the afternoon before easing later.
Marlborough & Nelson
A mainly sunny day, light winds may tend Sou’West.
A mostly sunny day however towards the coast expect areas of cloud, a few wintry showers pepper Banks Peninsula during the day with the odd low level snow flurry then clearing evening. Winds cold from the Sou’West but easing.
Sunny with light winds.
Southland & Otago
A mostly cloudy day, a few wintry showers with the odd snow flurry to low levels hanging around Southland and coastal Otago till evening. Cold Sou’Westerly winds, easing later in the day.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz