A southwesterly airflow eases over New Zealand today while a ridge of high pressure moves in. Mainly settled conditions.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Any early showers clear, a few sunny spells break through in the afternoon although it may remain fairly cloudy for some. Westerly breezes.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny spells, a few morning showers clear. Breezy westerly winds, dying away in the evening.
Eastern North Island
Any early showers clear then mostly sunny, west to southwesterly breezes die out in the evening.
Becoming mostly sunny in the morning, northwesterly winds tend southerly around midday.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with westerly winds dying away early afternoon, there may be some early clearing cloud about Nelson.
Sunny with light winds tending southerly around midday then northeast later in the evening.
Becoming sunny in the morning, perhaps a few early clearing showers. Southwesterly breezes. High cloud then increases from evening with northeasterlies freshening.
Southland & Otago
A few morning showers clear about Southland and the Catlins, mostly sunny otherwise with easing west to southwesterly winds. Northeasterlies pick up from evening with high cloud.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz