A northeasterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, fairly cloudy for the upper North Island with the odd shower about mainly afternoon on wards. A few showers sneak further southwards in the evening and overnight. For the South Island it’s a dry day, expect breezy ENE winds in the east this afternoon after morning cloud breaks to some sun.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly cloudy with East to Nor’East winds, chance of a few patchy showers about more so from afternoon. One or two may be heavy about Northland this afternoon.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny this morning then cloud increases from midday with a few showers moving into Taranaki and the Central North Island this afternoon, not reaching further south into the likes of Manawatu till later this evening or overnight. Light winds.
Eastern North Island
Sunny areas with some cloud especially morning and evening, northeasterly winds.
Mostly sunny with light northerly winds, some patchy rain overnight.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mainly sunny weather with northerly winds this afternoon.
Morning cloud breaks to afternoon sunny areas, east to northeast winds becoming breezy about coastal areas this afternoon.
Mainly sunny weather with a touch of high cloud, light winds.
Southland & Otago
A mainly sunny day with light winds, morning cloud breaks away for coastal Otago. Afternoon sea breezes for coastal areas.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz