Anticyclonic conditions bring mainly settled weather to New Zealand today, however there will be a northwesterly drift over the South Island and lower North Island during the day which brings some cloud especially in the west.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny, some afternoon cloud for Northland. Light winds then afternoon sea breezes.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy areas, chance of a light shower or two about Taranaki. Northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Sunny, light winds tend east to northeast in the afternoon.
Cloudy areas, brisk northerly winds
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, mainly morning. Afternoon north to northwesterly winds.
Mostly sunny, morning high cloud then clearing. Light afternoon east to northeast winds.
Sunny spells for most however Fiordland sees cloudy skies with some rain or showers. North to northwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
A few morning showers or spots of rain then sunny areas increase in the afternoon. North to northwesterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz