A ridge of high pressure slips away from the North Island today meanwhile a northerly airflow lies over the South Island.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny areas and some high cloud, areas of mid level cloud a bit thicker in some spots like Bay Of Plenty, Coromandel and perhaps eastern Northland with the chance of a shower or two. There may also be some morning fog about Auckland and the Waikato. Winds light from the north.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Plenty of high cloud, some mid level cloud at times also especially about Taranaki. North to northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny with some high cloud gradually increasing, light north to northeasterly winds.
Mostly cloudy with breezy north to northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Plenty of high cloud although some sun breaks through at times, north to northwesterly winds.
Plenty of high cloud, some sun may briefly break through at times. Light winds may tend northeast near the coast in the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy with the odd spit or shower, some rain moves into South Westland during the morning then eases from afternoon. Northeasterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Thick high cloud, a few spots of rain possible in the afternoon / evening. Light northerly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz