An anticyclone brings mainly settled weather today, a front moves onto the lower South Island later this evening or overnight.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Morning cloud, perhaps some fog about the Waikato then becoming mostly sunny, east to northeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny spells, isolated showers possible in the afternoon then clearing evening. West to northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny with east to northeasterly winds.
Mostly sunny but becoming a bit windy as northerlies strengthen.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny, north to northwesterly winds pick up in the afternoon.
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, northwesterlies for most however tending northeast about coastal fringes. Northwesterlies spread through to the coast by evening.
Sunny areas and some high cloud, rain moves into Fiordland late evening or overnight. Northwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, overnight rain or showers as northwesterlies change southerly.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz