A ridge lies over the North Island today bringing mainly settled weather, cloud and the odd light shower for exposed northeastern parts however. Generally sunny over the South Island too with a northwesterly airflow building, winds right on the east coast are more likely to be east to northeast however.
Auckland & Northland
Morning cloud breaks to a few sunny areas about Auckland with easterly winds, chance of a shower or two in the north. About Northland and the Coromandel easterlies bring slightly cloudier skies with the chance of a shower or two more likely during the day.
Waikato, Central North Island & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny with light east to northeast winds. About the Bay Of Plenty
cloud looks to be a little more frequent during the day.
Eastern North Island
Morning cloud clears to mostly sunny weather about the Wairarapa, cloud may
linger a little more about Hawkes Bay into the afternoon and Gisborne looks
likely to see cloudy skies all day with the odd light shower / drizzle patch.
Winds from the east or northeast.
Western North Island
Mostly sunny with light winds in the morning tending westerly in the
afternoon, a few harmless clouds.
Sunny with northerly winds.
Sunny with light winds in the morning then afternoon northerly winds.
Sunny with light winds in the morning, afternoon northerlies.
Sunny with east to northeast breezes near the coast, northwesterly winds
build inland. Naturally temperatures near the coast will be a bit cooler, still
warm though in the mid 20’s. Getting to 27 just inland.
Mostly sunny with gentle west to southwest breezes north of the glaciers,
cloud increases about Fiordland with northeasterly winds then a few patchy
showers move in this afternoon turning to rain later in the evening.
Mainly sunny. Cooler near the coast with gentle northeasterlies, warmer
inland with a northwest influence. A late evening SW change brings cloud.
Sunny with northwesterly winds, picking up afternoon / evening. Overnight
winds change southerly bringing a few showers.
Mostly sunny with increasing northwesterly winds, gusty at times from late
afternoon. Late evening winds change southwest bringing a few showers.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz