An anticyclone keeps conditions mainly settled and sunny for New Zealand today, temperatures becoming hot this afternoon for some inland areas.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Some cloud for Northland, may be a light shower in the east this morning. Sunny spells about Auckland and mostly sunny for the Waikato and Bay Of Plenty. Winds from the east in the far north, light elsewhere.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny. Isolated showers possible late afternoon / evening inland, light winds and afternoon sea breezes.
Eastern North Island
Morning cloud with the chance of some drizzle then breaking to mostly sunny weather in the afternoon. Chance of an isolated shower late afternoon / evening inland about the ranges. East to northeasterly winds.
Morning cloud then a mostly sunny afternoon, light winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny after any morning cloud breaks away, north to northeasterly winds.
Mostly sunny with east to northeasterly winds picking up about the coast this afternoon.
Mostly sunny, hot about inland Buller this afternoon. Light north to northwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Any morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny and hot weather, chance of an isolated shower late afternoon / evening for some inland areas. Light winds and afternoon sea breezes.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz