A ridge of high pressures sticks its nose in over New Zealand today extending out from a high in the Tasman Sea, so the weather is fairly settled today for most. But we still have a general southwesterly airflow over the country and a few showers for some coastal parts.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Partly cloudy for Northland with a few showers in the west, cloud thicker in the morning then breaking up a little. South of Auckland conditions are sunnier but cloud thickens in the evening. Bay Of Plenty has a sunny day. Southwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A mix of sun and cloud, cloud may be a little more persistent about the outer point of coastal Taranaki bringing a shower or two. Southwesterlies, tending northwest in the afternoon south of Taranaki.
Eastern North Island
Morning coastal showers clear then becoming mostly sunny, southwesterlies ease dying out late afternoon.
Mostly sunny with light winds tending north to northwest around midday.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mainly sunny weather, there may be a touch of high cloud. Light winds tend north to northwest in the afternoon.
Sunny, a touch of high cloud possible. Light northerlies, winds tend more northeast nearer the coast.
Partly cloudy, a few showers move into Fiordland in the morning then cloud thickening further north in the afternoon with showers gradually moving in there. Southwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Some morning sun for Southland then cloud increases around midday bringing in a coastal shower or two, late evening or overnight rain. Northwesterlies strengthen. Otago has mostly sunny weather with some high cloud gradually increasing, northwesterly winds.