A northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny after any morning cloud clears away, northwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny spells, cloud a bit thicker about Kapiti and Taranaki with a few showers. Those showers spreading elsewhere for a time in the afternoon. Northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny, a touch of high cloud at times. Northwesterly winds.
Morning showers then sunny spells develop, strong northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny, some morning high cloud clears away. Risk of a morning shower about Nelson and the Sounds then clearing. Gusty northwesterly winds.
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, northwesterly winds.
Rain for South Westland, only the odd shower further north, some sun may even break through now and then. Northwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Cloudy areas and occasional showers for Southland, rain for western Central Otago spilling over from the west. Elsewhere has sunny areas and some high cloud, may be a spot of rain otherwise mainly dry. Breezy northwesterly winds, perhaps tending southerly for coastal Otago in the evening.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz