A high still covers most of New Zealand today, a northwesterly airflow increases over the lower South Island however as a front lies to the southwest of New Zealand.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Fairly cloudy with some sun breaking through in the afternoon. Southwesterly winds tend easterly during the afternoon.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, southeasterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Mainly cloudy with southeasterly winds, the odd light drizzle patch possible mainly afternoon.
Morning cloud breaks to sunny areas, south to southeasterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Some morning cloud about Marlborough then breaking to mainly sunny weather, light winds tend easterly in the afternoon. Sunny all day for Nelson with light winds.
Morning cloud breaks to sunny areas, east to northeasterly winds.
Sunny areas, cloud thickens about South Westland from afternoon and showers move into Fiordland. Cloud thickens further north in the evening with the chance of a light shower possible. North to northwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and thickening high cloud, a few spots of evening rain possible. Northerly winds, tending northeasterly about the Otago coast.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz