A southwestely airflow lies over New Zealand today, moving around a large high to the west in the Tasman Sea.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud about Northland and Auckland, a shower or two possible at times otherwise mainly dry. Mostly sunny about the Waikato and Bay Of Plenty. West to southwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny after a cold start, some cloud starts to drift into Taranaki in the morning then spreads elsewhere during the afternoon and evening. Light winds tend west to northwest after midday.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with light afternoon east to northeast winds.
Mostly sunny then some cloud from afternoon, northerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with light north to northwesterly winds.
Sunny with light winds, tending northeast in the afternoon near the coast.
Morning sun possible then becoming mostly cloudy by midday, a light shower or two about Fiordland spreads elsewhere during the afternoon. Light winds tend west to southwest.
Southland & Otago
Cloudy areas about Southland, risk of a shower or two mainly about the coastal fringe. Otago is mostly sunny, there may be some high cloud. West to northwesterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz