A northeasterly airflow gradually builds over New Zealand today while a low pressure system brews in the Tasman Sea.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny spells, cloud thickens in the evening with the chance of a late shower in the west. Northerly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning cloud breaks to sunny areas and some high cloud, light winds tend west to northwest in the afternoon.
Eastern North Island
Mainly sunny with some high cloud at times, light winds tend easterly in the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy, chance of a morning shower otherwise mainly dry. Northerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Some morning cloud breaks to sunny areas and some high cloud, north to northeasterly winds pick up a little after midday.
Cloudy with easterly winds, chance of a light shower or two mainly about South Canterbury and perhaps Mid Canterbury. Easterly winds freshening in the afternoon.
Patchy rain about South Westland, only the chance of a shower further north. North Westland may even see a few sunny spells. All shower activity clears in the evening then overnight rain moves in for all. Northerly winds.
Southland & Otago
Morning rain then easing to the odd patchy shower around midday which clears evening, overnight further rain moves in. East to northeasterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz