A northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, warmer weather in the east of both Islands. Getting a little unstable about Northland this afternoon with isolated showers and thunderstorms possible.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny with light winds in the morning, afternoon sea breezes. Cloud builds a little in the afternoon for some, especially about Northland where there is the chance of a few isolated showers, possibly heavy with thunderstorms then clearing later in the evening.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny areas and mainly dry with west to northwest winds.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with north to northwesterly winds for most, east to northeast winds about parts of coastal Hawkes Bay this afternoon.
Sunny areas and some cloud with breezy north to nor’west winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny areas and some high cloud with north to northwesterly breezes, especially in the afternoon.
A few spots of rain about mainly this morning, plenty of high cloud not breaking away till late afternoon or evening. North to northwesterly winds perhaps tending northeast for a time this afternoon along the coast.
Mostly cloudy with northwesterly winds, the odd drizzle patch possible otherwise mainly dry. Some rain for Fiordland.
Southland & Otago
Any early spots of rain clear then high cloud breaks to sunny areas by midday, light northwesterlies for most. East to northeast breezes for coastal Otago.Highs: 19-23
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz