A south to southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, moving around a large high pressure system centred in the Tasman Sea.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud with the chance of a shower otherwise mainly dry, southwesterly winds tend southerly in the evening. The Waikato and Bay Of Plenty is sunny from morning with light winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny spells with south to southeasterly winds. Morning cloud about Taranaki clears to mainly sunny weather.
Eastern North Island
Cloudy areas and the odd shower, especially coastal while remaining drier the further inland one goes. Fresh southwesterly winds.
Chance of a shower or two during today, mostly cloudy with fresh cool southerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, southeasterly winds die out later in the evening. Light northerlies in the afternoon for Nelson.
Morning cloud with the chance of a shower, afternoon sunny spells. Southwesterly winds, fresh about the coast die out later on.
Mainly sunny with light winds.
Southland & Otago
Any early showers clear then cloud breaks to sunny spells in the afternoon, west to southwesterly winds die out in the evening.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz