A slack pressure gradient lies over the South Island today with not a lot going on, northwesterlies lie over the North Island with a front pushing into Northland from the west this afternoon.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud, risk of a shower, mainly out west. Showers more likely from afternoon about Northland then moving into Auckland in the evening. West to northwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
The odd shower, mainly morning with sunny areas increasing from afternoon. West to northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Sunny, northwesterlies ease from afternoon.
Mostly sunny, northwesterly winds gradually ease.
Marlborough & Nelson
Early cloud then mostly sunny, northwest winds for Marlborough in the morning, light southwesterlies for Nelson. Winds tend north to northeast in the afternoon.
Morning low cloud or fog breaks to mostly sunny weather, cloud thickens up again in the evening with a few showers or drizzle patches south of Banks Peninsula. Afternoon east to northeasterly winds.
Mostly cloudy with patchy rain or drizzle, clearing during the afternoon. Light westerlies.
Southland & Otago
Partly cloudy, perhaps some fog morning and night. Brief sun possible during the afternoon. May be a light shower or drizzle patch about also otherwise mainly dry. A real mixed bag. Light winds tend south to southeast in the afternoon.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz