A southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today moving around a high which is centred in the Tasman Sea. A front breaks up a little west of the North Island while another front flicks past the lower South Island this afternoon.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny areas, chance of a shower otherwise mostly dry. Morning cloud about the Waikato and Bay Of Plenty breaks to sunny areas. Westerly winds tending a little more southwesterly by midday.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning cloud with the chance of a shower then breaking to a few sunny areas this afternoon, westerly winds.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny weather, light winds tend southerly this afternoon.
Morning sun, winds tend southerly late morning bringing some cloud for a time.
Marlborough & Nelson
Marlborough has mostly sunny weather with southerlies for a time this morning then tending east to northeast this afternoon. Nelson sees sunny weather with light winds tending Northerly this afternoon.
Drizzle clearing around midday then cloud breaking to some sun, Southerlies tend Easterly around midday.
Morning cloud and the odd shower breaks to mostly sunny weather, southwesterly winds. A few showers push into Fiordland from midday however.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas, a few showers passing through in the afternoon about Southland and perhaps southeastern parts of Otago. Breezy west to northwesterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz