An anticyclone lies over the North Island today, northerlies for the South Island.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud, light winds. Northland has some morning sun then cloud thickens up in the afternoon bringing the chance of a light shower or two, otherwise staying mainly dry.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, west to northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with afternoon east to northeasterly winds.
Mostly cloudy with gusty north to northwesterly winds, a few late evening showers possible.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with north to northwesterly winds.
Sunny with light east to northeast winds.
Sunny spells for North Westland, cloudier further south with the odd shower. Northerly winds.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, north to northwesterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz