A west to southwest airflow lies over the North Island today while northwesterlies build over the South Island. Mainly settled weather today before a frontal system moves through tomorrow.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny areas with southwesterly breezes, there may be a clearing shower first thing in the morning.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Fairly cloudy to start then expect sunny areas at times, more so afternoon onwards. There may be a shower, especially in the morning. West to northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Mainly sunny weather, light winds for the most part perhaps from the northwest first thing in the morning.
Mainly sunny with breezy northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mainly sunny weather with light winds tending northwest.
Sunny with light Northerlies, tending more northeast near the coast.
Cloudy areas, rain moves into Fiordland during the afternoon spreading into North Westland overnight. Rain may be heavy. Northwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, breezy northwesterly winds. A few spots of rain or the odd shower in the evening. West of the Queenstown lakes area rain moves in during the afternoon.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz