A high sits to the northeast of New Zealand while a northwesterly airflow increases over the country. A mostly sunny day out east with cloud and some wet weather moving into a few western regions.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Morning cloud or mist then sunny areas develop, sun may not break through till afternoon for some mainly inland. Light winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Areas of cloud and some occasional sun, west to northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with light winds, northwesterlies pick up about the Wairarapa in the afternoon.
Sunny areas and some cloud, northwesterly winds becoming gusty from afternoon. Becoming cloudy overnight.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with north to northwesterly winds picking up from afternoon and becoming gusty. High cloud thickens overnight.
Mostly sunny with light winds in the morning then northerlies pick up from afternoon especially inland. Some high cloud later in the evening.
Mostly cloudy, a few light showers about then rain moves into South Westland in the afternoon spreading into North Westland in the evening. Heavy rain overnight. Increasing northerly winds.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud with northerly winds, a few spots of rain later in the evening about Southland and inland Otago then some rain moves in overnight for those areas.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz