A high sits in the Tasman Sea today while New Zealand sits under a westerly quarter wind flow, mainly dry across the country although there could be a morning shower or two for some North Island regions.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mostly cloudy start with the chance of a few showers then sunny areas develop by midday, winds gusty from the southwest ease this evening.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Any early showers clear then becoming mostly sunny, breezy southwesterly winds ease and die out this evening.
Eastern North Island
Chance of an early shower then clearing to mostly sunny weather, brisk southerly winds die out this evening.
Mainly sunny with strong southerly winds, dying out this evening.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mainly sunny with southerly winds, easing this afternoon and tending northerly after midday about Nelson.
Mostly sunny with gusty southwesterly winds, easing this afternoon and tending east to northeast near the coast by evening.
Mostly sunny with southwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with strong westerlies tending northwest this afternoon, some cloud about the Southland coast. About coastal Otago expect strong to gale southwesterly winds this morning then quickly easing this afternoon, cloud breaks to sun by midday.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz