An anticyclone lies over most of New Zealand on Saturday bringing mainly settled weather, a southeasterly airflow moving around this high brings a few showers to the North Islands east coast and Northland however.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny or mostly sunny with light southeasterly winds. Northland has some cloud, especially in the east where there may be a shower or two at times.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with southeasterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Cloudy areas develop in the morning bringing the risk of a few light patchy showers as south to southwesterly winds freshen, cloud breaks up overnight.
Sunny spells with southerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny, light winds tend east to northeast in the afternoon for Marlborough, afternoon northerlies for Nelson.
May be some morning cloud then mostly sunny, light southerlies tending easterly by evening.
Sunny with light winds tending westerly in the afternoon.
Southland & Otago
Sunny with light winds tending southwest in the afternoon, any morning cloud about Southland and the Catlins clears away.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz