A large anticyclone brings mainly settled weather to New Zealand today.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny, there may be a few areas of cloud morning and night for the Waikato. Cloud a little more frequent this afternoon for inland Auckland / Northland as sea breezes form a convergence zone, these clouds bring the low risk of an isolated shower or two also.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny with light winds, tending onshore in the afternoon.
Eastern North Island
Morning cloud, perhaps a light shower then breaking to mostly sunny weather in the afternoon. Light southerly quarter winds gradually tend east to northeast.
Sunny, light northerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny, some morning cloud about Nelson then breaking away. Light afternoon east to northeasterly winds for Marlborough. Winds tend northerly in the afternoon for Nelson.
Sunny, afternoon east to northeasterly winds.
Areas of cloud, thickening up a little in the afternoon. Light winds tend west to northwest after midday. Inland Buller is mostly sunny, only a few clouds from afternoon.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny after any morning cloud clears, light winds. Afternoon east to northeast breezes about coastal Otago.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz