High pressure covers most of New Zealand today. Within this high an area of low pressure lies to the west of the West Coast, this combined with a few weak frontal features brings cloud and a few showers to parts of the South Island. Mainly settled for the North Island.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny with light winds, there may be areas of low cloud or fog morning and night. Light winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Partly cloudy skies, chance of a shower about Taranaki and Kapiti, light winds tend to the south in the afternoon.
Eastern North Island
A mix of sun and cloud, afternoon easterly winds.
Mostly cloudy, risk of a shower. Southerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Morning cloud, risk of a shower then sunny areas increase from afternoon. Southerly winds.
Mostly cloudy, morning showers about inland areas clear. Cloud breaks to some sun before dusk. Southerlies tend east to northeast by evening.
Showers for South Westland, morning showers further north breaking to sunny spells. Afternoon northeasterly winds.
Southland & Otago
A mix of sun and cloud, east to northeasterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz