A westerly airflow lies over the North Island today while a northwesterly airflow gradually builds over the South Island.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny spells, the odd shower too mainly Auckland southwards. Breezy westerly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly cloudy, a few showers mainly in the afternoon then clearing away in the evening. West to northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny, cloud builds a little after midday and there is the risk of an isolated shower late afternoon / evening. West to northwesterly winds.
Mostly sunny with northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with a touch of high cloud at times, light winds tend north to northwest in the afternoon.
Any morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, northeasterly winds near the coast with light winds inland. Low risk of a late afternoon / evening shower otherwise mainly dry.
Cloudy with the odd shower throughout the day, north to northwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Sunny spells, chance of an early shower then again late afternoon / evening. North to northeasterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz