A north to northwesterly airflow increases over New Zealand today while a high is centred east of the North Island offshore in the Pacific Ocean.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny areas and some cloud, easterly quarter winds. Places like eastern Coromandel, Great Barrier Island and eastern Northland may see more frequent cloud and the chance of a shower or two at times.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with north to northeasterly winds, chance of an early fog
patch for inland areas.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with northeasterly winds, winds tend more northerly in the evening
more so about the Wairarapa.
Sunny areas and some cloud, breezy northerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny about Marlborough. Nelson a little different with cloud
increasing by midday, a few spots of rain even possible. Northwesterlies
increase for all in the afternoon.
Mainly sunny with northerly breezes, fairly breezy inland. Winds tend a
little more northeast near the coast. Some high cloud from late afternoon.
Cloudy with spells of rain about South Westland moving into North Westland
by midday, rain about South Westland becoming heavy in the evening. Northerly
Southland & Otago
High cloud thickens from morning with increasing northerly winds, a few
spots of rain possible at times especially later in the evening. Overnight rain
sets in more about Southland and Central Otago.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz