A warm subtropical northeasterly airflow lies over New Zealand today.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloudy, the odd spit or shower, especially in areas exposed to the east. Breezy east to northeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Plenty of high cloud, Taranaki has cloudy areas. East to northeasterly winds.
Eastern North Island
High cloud, northern Hawkes Bay and Gisborne sees mostly cloudy skies with the odd shower at times. Northeasterly winds.
Thick high cloud with north to northeasterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Plenty of high cloud for Marlborough. Nelson and the Marlborough Sounds sees cloudy skies, there may be the odd spit or drizzle patch. North to northwesterly winds.
Plenty of high cloud, any morning mid level cloud breaks away. Sun may break through at times in the afternoon. Northeasterly winds.
Cloudy, rain south of about Greymouth, the odd spit or drizzle patch further north. Northeasterly winds, breezy about the coast.
Southland & Otago
Mostly cloudy, rain spreads into western Central Otago at times from the west. Light north to northeasterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz