A northeasterly airflow lies over the country today, a front within this flow lingers over the North Island
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Patchy rain – a chance of an isolated heavy fall. Areas of drizzle at times too and long dry spells. Breezy humid east to northeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy with some patchy rain or drizzle, dry spells too. East to southeasterly winds tend northeast in the evening.
Eastern North Island
Patchy rain with east to northeasterly winds.
Cloudy with some patchy rain at times from mid afternoon, light Easterly quarter winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly cloudy, some patchy rain possible then easing from afternoon. Light easterly quarter winds.
Mostly cloudy, light winds in the morning (possibly tending southerly) then afternoon easterlies. A chance of evening drizzle especially inland. Some parts of South Canterbury may have a mainly sunny day.
Mostly sunny, some high cloud possible. Morning cloud about Fiordland breaks to sunny spells. Light winds.
Southland & Otago
Morning cloud then increasing sunny spells, low risk of an isolated shower for inland areas in the evening. Easterly quarter winds, a little fresh in the afternoon about coastal Otago.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz