Anticyclonic conditions for most of New Zealand today, a westerly airflow about the lower South Island. A weak front over Northland slowly breaks away.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Morning cloud breaks then sunny spells increase, the Bay Of Plenty has a mostly sunny day. Northland has showers, easing and clearing in the afternoon. Southwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy areas and occasional sunny spells, sun a little more frequent from afternoon. Light winds tend west to southwest by midday.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny, a few clouds periods about. Perhaps a light shower or two about Gisborne in the morning then clearing. Light winds tend onshore in the afternoon.
Mostly sunny, cloud a little more frequent in the afternoon. Light winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny, light winds tend north to northeast in the afternoon.
Mostly sunny, light winds tend east to northeast in the afternoon.
Morning cloud then mostly sunny, may be an early coastal shower which clears. Southwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Sunny spells increase from morning about Southland, mostly sunny by afternoon. There may be a coastal morning shower then mainly dry. Otago has a mainly sunny day. West to northwesterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz