A front clears the North Island this morning off to the northeast while the rest of the country settles in under an anticyclone.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Any early rain clears then mostly sunny with west to southwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Any early showers clear then expect sunny spells, southeasterly winds for most however tending southwest about coastal Taranaki.
Eastern North Island
Morning rain clears for Gisborne, mostly cloudy otherwise with the odd shower or drizzle patch. Cool southerlies.
Morning cloud / showers breaks to sunny spells, southeasterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Cloudy areas and occasional sun, may be an isolated shower or two about. Light winds tend east to northeast in the afternoon.
Sunny spells with afternoon east to northeasterly winds. May be a late afternoon / evening isolated shower for inland areas otherwise mainly dry.
A mix of sun and cloud, risk of a shower otherwise mainly dry. Light winds.
Southland & Otago
Sunny spells with light winds, risk of a late afternoon / evening isolated shower for inland areas otherwise mainly dry.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz