Low pressure sits west of the country today meanwhile a large high sits out to the east, both systems combine to direct a northeasterly airflow over New Zealand.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud, chance of a shower mainly in the morning about eastern coastal fringes. The odd shower affects Northland for much of the day moving in from the east.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, light east to northeasterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Sunny areas and some high cloud, east to northeasterly winds.
A mix of sun and cloud with light Northerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny about Marlborough with some high cloud, north to northwesterly winds. Nelson sees any early showers clear then sunny spells develop, winds from the north.
Sunny spells, a few showers or spots of rain for inland then perhaps nearer the coast late afternoon / evening. East to Northeasterly winds.
Areas of rain, may be a heavy fall at times. East to northeasterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Sunny spells for Southland, may be a shower late afternoon / evening. Light easterly winds. Otago sees cloudier skies although some sun may still break through at times, patchy rain now and then clearing in the evening.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz