A large anticyclone lies to the east of New Zealand today meanwhile there’s a deep low (ex TC Uesi) in the Tasman Sea, in between a northeasterly airflow flows over the country.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny areas and high cloud, mid level cloud at times especially about eastern coastlines. East to northeasterly breezes.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
High cloud and occasional sun, mid level cloud about the Central North Island. Light winds.
Eastern North Island
Mostly cloudy, some sun may break through at times from afternoon. East to northeasterly winds.
Any morning low to mid level cloud clears then expect plenty of high cloud. Light easterlies tend northerly by midday.
Marlborough & Nelson
Plenty of high cloud, morning low to mid level cloud about Marlborough then breaking away. North to northeasterly winds.
Cloudy areas, some sun may break through in the afternoon. Freshening easterly winds then easing overnight and tending northerly.
Plenty of high cloud, a few areas of mid level cloud. Cloud thickens overnight with rain / showers moving into South Westland, rain more likely the further south you go into Fiordland. Light winds tend northeast by midday.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with high cloud increasing from afternoon, spots of rain overnight. Light winds, northeasterlies for coastal Otago.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz