An anticyclone slips away to the east of New Zealand today as a northeasterly airflow moves in.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Morning fog then expect sunny spells with light winds tending northeasterly in the afternoon for most. High cloud increasing about Northland from afternoon.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with light east to northeasterly winds, there may be some morning fog inland to start the day.
Eastern North Island
A few morning showers clear, mostly cloudy although some sun may break through late afternoon. Light southerlies tend northeast in the afternoon.
Sunny with northerly winds, cloud increases overnight.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with light winds, tending north to northwest in the afternoon.
Sunny with some late evening high cloud. Light winds inland, east to northeast winds near the coast.
Increasing cloudy areas, there may be a shower or two during the day just on coastal fringes otherwise mainly dry. Some sun also possible, more likely about North Westland / Buller. Overnight showers becoming more widespread.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, overnight spots of rain. Light north to northeasterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz