Westerlies lies over the country once again today, a front quickly scoots over the upper South Island and North Island this morning. This will most likely bring a few showers to western areas, eastern regions may only see a period of cloud.
Auckland & Northland
Cloudy spells with west to southwest winds, mainly dry but the odd shower drifts in from the west from time to time.
Bay Of Plenty, Waikato & Central North Island
Morning showers generally clearing with westerly winds then expect sunny spells from then onwards. In the afternoon there is the further risk of a light shower or two moving in from the west about the Waikato and Central North Island.
Eastern North Island
Mainly sunny with brisk westerly winds, a brief shower is possible however about the Wairarapa in the morning then in the afternoon further north. Winds ease in the evening.
Western North Island
Cloudy periods with brisk westerlies, showers develop this morning then clear early afternoon.
Some cloud with gusty northerly winds, around midday winds change southerly with the chance of a brief shower then sunny areas increase. Northerlies develop again by evening.
Some morning cloud with the chance of a brief shower then mostly sunny. West to southwesterly winds.
Sunny with some high cloud this morning for a time, light winds. West to northwesterly winds develop later in the afternoon.
A period of morning cloud with southwesterly winds. Mostly sunny in the afternoon with light winds near the coast, west to northwest breezes inland.
Early showers could be heavy and thundery then easing, brisk westerly winds.
Mainly sunny with any early cloud clearing, strong gusty westerlies ease off later in the afternoon.
Early morning showers clear then expect mostly sunny weather, west to northwest winds.
Morning showers clear then expect sunny and cloudy spells, gusty westerlies tend more northwest in the afternoon.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz