A west to southwesterly airflow flows over New Zealand today with a front pushing onto the lower South Island overnight.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud for most with the low risk of a shower or two out west, the Bay Of Plenty is mainly sunny. Southwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Areas of cloud and the odd sunny spell, there may be a shower or two also mainly in the afternoon. West to northwesterly winds freshen. Coldest temperatures are about the Central North Island.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with west to northwesterly winds.
Mostly sunny with a touch of high cloud possible, breezy northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, northwesterly winds for Marlborough and southwesterlies about Nelson.
Mainly sunny, there may be some high cloud. Light winds tend northwest, inland sees northwesterlies pick up a bit in the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy with the odd shower, showers more frequent about South Westland especially from evening then overnight rain moves in. Westerly winds.
Southland & Otago
Cloudy areas for Southland with the chance of a shower. Showers more likely from evening then some rain moves in overnight. Otago has sunny areas and some high cloud. Breezy northwesterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz