Not a lot going on over New Zealand today with a slack pressure gradient covering most of the country, an area of low pressure just west of the South Island brings rain to the West Coast however.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny spells, light west to southwesterly winds. Rain moves into Northland overnight.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly cloudy with northwesterly winds, changing southeasterly later in the evening or overnight.
Eastern North Island
Sunny areas and some high cloud, light winds.
Sunny areas and some high cloud with north to northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, light winds tend southerly in the evening bringing mid level cloud.
Some morning sun, cloud from afternoon as light winds tend southwest, late evening or overnight showers possible.
Areas of rain, clearing in the evening. Light northeasterly winds.
Southland & Otago
A few morning showers then clearing (mainly about Southland), a mostly cloudy day but there could be some sun before dusk. Light south to southeasterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz