A ridge lies over the South Island today bringing mainly settled weather. Meanwhile, southeasterlies flow over the North Island, and the odd shower may affect Hawkes Bay, Gisborne and a few exposed northeastern areas.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Morning high cloud breaks to a mostly sunny afternoon, Sou’East breezes. Cloud and the odd shower possible about eastern Northland, Great Barrier Island and the Coromandel, especially in the morning.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, east to southeasterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Mostly cloudy with the odd light shower about Hawkes Bay and Gisborne, southeasterly winds.
Mostly sunny, perhaps some high cloud. Light winds tending easterly.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny areas and some high cloud, light winds.
Mostly sunny with a touch of high cloud, light east to northeasterly breezes.
Mostly sunny with a touch of high cloud, light winds. Some cloud about Fiordland from afternoon may bring some drizzle.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny after a frosty start, perhaps a touch of high cloud. Light winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz