A northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, meanwhile a front moves onto the lower South Island late afternoon slowly moving northwards during the evening.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny spells for most, mainly sunny about the Bay Of Plenty. Light winds tending westerly this afternoon.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Areas of cloud, occasional sun. Northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with light winds, tending east to northeast this afternoon about Hawkes Bay.
Becoming mostly cloudy this morning, northwesterly winds strengthen.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with some late high cloud. North to northwesterly winds, breezy at times this afternoon about Marlborough.
Mostly sunny with some developing high cloud, north to northwesterly winds.
Increasing cloud, rain moves into South Westland this afternoon pushing northwards in the evening. Northerly winds.
Southland & Otago
Cloudy with some rain developing this afternoon about Southland, more towards evening about Otago. Northwesterlies gradually change southwest.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz