An anticyclone lies over the South Island today meanwhile expect southeasterlies further north.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
High cloud with some sun at times, a few showers about the Coromandel and Great Barrier Island in the morning then Northland from afternoon. Southeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning cloud with the risk of a shower then mostly sunny. Southeasterly winds, strong about coastal areas.
Eastern North Island
Rain, clearing around midday then becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon. Fresh southwesterlies die out later in the evening. Rain may not clear Gisborne till evening.
Mostly cloudy with the odd shower, overnight rain. Breezy Southerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny spells about Marlborough, Nelson is mainly sunny. East to southeasterly winds.
Morning showers then expect sunny spells for the rest of the day, southwesterly winds.
Sunny, southeasterly winds die away in the morning.
Southland & Otago
Any morning cloud clears then mostly sunny, east to northeast winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz