A north to northeasterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, dry in the east while out west there may be the odd patchy shower about.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly cloudy with the odd shower about, long dry periods too. Breezy east to Nor’East winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny in the morning then high cloud thickens from afternoon, late evening spots of rain. Light winds.
Eastern North Island
A mainly sunny morning then high cloud thickens from afternoon, late evening or overnight spots of rain possible. East to northeasterly winds.
Sunny areas and increasing cloud, northerly winds from afternoon.
Marlborough & Nelson
Plenty of high cloud with north to northeasterly winds.
Sunny areas and some high cloud, gusty ENE winds develop in the afternoon near the coast while inland winds are lighter northwest.
Mostly cloudy with the odd patchy shower, northerly winds.
Southland & Otago
A mainly sunny day with light northerly winds for most, northeasterlies for the Otago coast. Some high cloud possible.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz