A high affects most of New Zealand today although it doesn’t mean sunny skies for all, a front slowly moves onto the lower South Island during the day bringing some rain. A trough in the Tasman Sea brings cloud and a few showers to some western North Island regions.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud, low risk of an isolated shower late afternoon / evening about the Waikato and Bay Of Plenty. Light winds, afternoon northerlies for the Bay Of Plenty.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly cloudy with the odd shower or some rain at times, west to northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
High cloud with north to northeasterly winds, chance of a brief shower or two late afternoon / evening.
Cloudy areas with northerly winds – low risk of a shower.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with northerly winds.
Any morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, east to northeast winds.
Cloudy areas with west to northwest winds, some rain about Fiordland.
Southland & Otago
Areas of cloud with northwest winds, late afternoon or evening winds change southwest bringing some rain.Highs: 21-22
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz