A high sits in the Tasman Sea today directing a fairly breezy west to southwesterly airflow over New Zealand.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny spells with breezy southwesterly winds, cloud less frequent in the afternoon. The Bay Of Plenty and Waikato has a mainly sunny day.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with breezy westerly winds, any morning cloud clears.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with light winds, afternoon easterlies for Hawkes Bay and Gisborne. Warmest afternoon temperatures inland away from the coast.
Sunny with northerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
A mainly sunny day, southwesterly breezes. Afternoon northwesterlies for Marlborough
Sunny with warm northwesterly breezes, evening southerly for a time.
Mostly cloudy with the odd shower, some rain about Fiordland. All easing from afternoon. West to southwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Cloudy areas, showers this morning about Southland then easing by midday. Otago is mainly dry in the morning then a shower or two possible afternoon / evening otherwise fairly dry. Strong / gusty westerlies tend a little more southwest after midday.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz