A high sits out in the Tasman Sea today while a west to southwesterly airflow lies over most of New Zealand, mainly sunny in the east while cloudy areas can be expected out west.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloudy areas with occasional sun, sun more likely about the Waikato and Bay Of Plenty. Southwesterly breezes.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mainly sunny with light winds, tending southwest about Taranaki.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with light southerlies in the morning tending easterly in the afternoon.
Mainly sunny with light winds, tending southerly for a time.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with afternoon east to northeasterly winds.
Mostly sunny with easterly winds picking up along the coast in the afternoon, further inland winds remain lighter.
Cloudy areas with west to southwesterly winds, chance of the odd shower otherwise mainly dry.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with west to northwesterly winds, northeasterlies along the Otago coastline this afternoon. Some cloud about Southland.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz