An anticyclone lies across the South Island today bringing mainly settled weather, a weak southeasterly airflow over the North Island bring a few showers in the east / northeast.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Morning cloud breaks to sunny weather and some high cloud. A few showers about eastern Coromandel Peninsula, Great Barrier Island and eastern Northland at times. Light SE winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
High cloud, sun breaks through at times, more so from afternoon. Southeasterly winds.
Eastern North Island
A fairly cloudy day, the odd shower a times but periods of dry also. Southerly winds.
Mostly cloudy, the odd shower. Cool southerlies.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny. Afternoon easterlies for Marlborough, afternoon northerlies for Nelson.
Mostly sunny, any morning cloud breaks away. Light winds tend east to northeast in the afternoon.
A mainly sunny day with any morning coastal cloud breaking away, light winds.
Southland & Otago
Some coastal cloud for Southland, mostly sunny elsewhere. A frosty start away from the coast. Light winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz