A fairly typical spring west to southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand on Monday, it will have eased a bit compared to wind strengths that are over the country today.
For the western North Island expect areas of cloud and occasional sun, chance of a shower or two also especially about western coastlines. Winds still quite breezy from the west or southwest but a notch down on what they have been today. The Bay Of Plenty down through to Wellington in the east has a mostly sunny day in store, winds from the westerly quarter however an afternoon sea breeze develops for Hawkes Bay and Gisborne.
Afternoon high’s in the mid to late teens for the western North Island, late teens or early twenties in the east.
For the West Coast of the South Island, expect a mostly cloudy day with the odd shower, dry spells will start to become longer from afternoon. Winds breezy from the west or southwest, easing later in the day. Nelson down through to Otago in the east has mostly sunny weather, there could be a few scraps of high cloud about otherwise all good. Winds from the westerly quarter, tending north to northeasterly in the afternoon from Marlborough down through to coastal Otago. Southland sees cloudy areas during the day with any early showers clearing, some of this cloud may make its way into Otago at times. Westerly winds for Southland, gusty at times about the coast.
Afternoon high’s in the late teens or early twenties from Nelson through down through to Otago in the east. Temperatures in the mid teens for the West Coast and about Southland, temperatures could get into the late teens for inland Southland during the afternoon.
Image: Monday 5th November 2018 4:00pm MSLP / Rain map – weathermap.co.nz