A front moves onto the southwestern corner of the South Island today, northerlies further north.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mostly sunny morning then a few afternoon clouds, chance of an isolated shower late afternoon / evening about some inland areas then clearing. Mainly dry overall. Light winds then sea breezes, easing evening.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny, any coastal morning cloud breaks away. Light winds then afternoon westerly quarter winds.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny with afternoon east to northeast breezes, some cloud builds about the ranges during the afternoon bringing the risk of a late afternoon / evening isolated shower.
Sunny areas and some high cloud, breezy northerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, north to northwesterly winds pick up in the afternoon.
Mostly sunny with a touch of high cloud, north to northwesterly winds.
Mostly cloudy with the odd shower or drizzle patch, some rain moves into Fiordland during the morning with the odd heavy fall. North to northeasterly winds.
Southland & Otago
High cloud for Southland, a few spits or showers from afternoon as northerlies change southwest. Otago has sunny areas and increasing high cloud, north to northwesterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz