An anticyclone covers most of New Zealand today bringing mainly settled weather.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny with light south to southeasterly breezes. Some cloud may brush past exposed eastern areas like Coromandel, Great Barrier Island and eastern Northland.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny with light winds tending onshore in the afternoon, some high cloud in the evening.
Eastern North Island
A sunny day for Wairarapa, morning cloud about Hawkes Bay breaks to mostly sunny weather. Gisborne sees a few morning showers then cloud breaks away in the evening. Winds are mainly light with southerlies about Gisborne dying out in the evening.
Sunny with light northerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with some high cloud from afternoon, light winds.
Sunny areas and some high cloud, light winds tend east to northeast in the afternoon.
Morning cloud breaks to sunny areas and some high cloud, light winds tend west to southwest in the afternoon.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and some high cloud, light winds tend WNW about inland areas and Southland. Light afternoon ENE winds for coastal Otago.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz