High pressure bulges over New Zealand today spreading out from a large high centre in the Tasman Sea. The weather today for most regions is nice and settled, there may be some cloud about though and it will be a chilly start for some especially inland.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Any morning cloud clears Waikato and Bay Of Plenty then sunny. Further north expect some cloud then breaking to sunny spells, chance of a shower on the western coastal fringe then drying out in the afternoon. Southerly quarter winds tending to the east in the afternoon.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with winds tending southeasterly in the morning.
Eastern North Island
A mix of sun and cloud, chance of a shower about the coastal fringe around midday. Southerly winds, dying out in the evening.
Cloud breaks to a mostly sunny afternoon, southerlies tend to the north in the evening.
Marlborough & Nelson
Morning cloud breaks then sunny with light winds for Marlborough, Nelson has a sunny day with afternoon northerlies.
A sunny day, morning cloud across the Canterbury Plains breaks away. Light winds tend east to northeast in the afternoon.
Mostly sunny, there may be some coastal cloud at times north of about Haast. Light winds.
Southland & Otago
A mix of sun and cloud for Southland, westerly winds freshen after midday. Sunny for Otago with a cold start inland, light winds.