A northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today however the upper North Island experiences some ridging spreading out from a large anticyclone centred to the east.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny, a little cloud in the afternoon. Light winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy areas, the odd shower at times about Taranaki and Kapiti. Northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Sunny, there may be a touch of high cloud. Light northwesterlies, breezy in the afternoon about Wairarapa.
Cloudy areas, sun at times. Gusty north to northwesterly winds .
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, areas of mid level cloud for Nelson at times especially towards the west. Northwesterly winds, gusty at times for Marlborough.
High cloud, some sun at times. Breezy north to northwesterly winds.
Morning rain eases to showers, rain moves back in to Fiordland in the evening with heavy falls. Northwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
High cloud, morning spots of rain clear Southland. Rain moves back in in the evening and including into Central Otago. Northwesterly winds, gusty at times.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz