A ridge lies over New Zealand today extending out from a large anticyclone east of the country.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud, a shower or two about eastern Coromandel, Great Barrier Island and Northland (especially in the east). Easterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with light winds, some early fog or low cloud possible for inland areas.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny, some cloud about Gisborne may bring a few showers. East to northeasterly winds.
Mostly sunny with breezy northerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with north to northwesterly winds.
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, northerly winds for most however northeasterlies are possible about the coastal fringe.
Mostly cloudy with the odd shower, north to northeasterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, north to northwesterly winds for most however tending northeast about coastal Otago.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz