Mainly anticyclonic once again for New Zealand today, a weakening front moves northwards over the South Island during the day.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny, some high cloud, may be a morning mist / fog patch then clearing. Light winds tend west to southwest in the afternoon. An afternoon sea breezes develops about eastern Northland and Bay Of Plenty.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather and developing high cloud, west to northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny, some high cloud gradually moves in. Light winds tend southerly late afternoon. Cloud thickens up overnight.
Mostly cloudy with breezy north to northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny areas and some high cloud, cloud thickens overnight about Marlborough with a risk of drizzle. Light winds then afternoon sea breezes.
Cloudy areas, there may be a morning shower Banks Peninsula southwards. Overnight drizzle for most. Light southwesterly winds tend southeast late afternoon.
Sunny spells for North Westland. Cloudier skies further south with rain about Fiordland, easing to showers in the afternoon and clearing by evening. Winds are mostly light.
Southland & Otago
Mostly cloudy, a few morning showers clear. Some sun may break through at times from afternoon. Southerly winds develop in the morning.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz