Mainly anticyclonic and settled today, meanwhile a large low lies to the northeast but mostly this shouldn’t affect our weather.
For the upper North Island expect a mostly sunny day with light winds then afternoon sea breezes. Fairly cloudy in the east with some drizzle, drying up from afternoon and some sun may break through, drizzle may hang about Gisborne through till evening, winds from the southeast.
Mostly sunny, expect plenty of morning cloud in the east however and some in the west. Afternoon cloud builds up about the lower central South Island and there may be a few isolated showers late afternoon / evening. East to northeasterly winds in the east, west to southwesterly winds in the west. Southerly breezes for Southland and afternoon northerlies for Nelson.
Very warm for the western North Island today with highs in the mid to late twenties for most, perhaps even cracking 30 degrees about the Waikato. Late teens or early twenty degree temperatures along the east coast. Highs in the early twenties for coastal parts of the South Island, mid to late twenties for inland areas.