A southeasterly airflow lies over the North Island today, anticyclonic conditions further south.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly cloudy for Northland with occasional showers, any morning showers clear Auckland then remaining mostly cloudy, east to northeasterly winds. Waikato and Bay Of Plenty may see a few afternoon sunny spells break through with east to southeast winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Any morning cloud clears then sunny with southeasterly winds.
Eastern North Island
A mostly cloudy day with the odd light shower or drizzle patch at times for Hawkes Bay and Gisborne, southeasterly winds.
Mostly sunny, some cloud may move in at times from the east (mainly morning). Southeasterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny, early cloud about coastal Marlborough clears. East to southeasterly winds.
Early cloud breaks then sunny, east to northeasterly winds.
Any morning cloud clears then sunny with light winds, tending onshore in the afternoon.
Southland & Otago
Sunny with light winds tending east to southeast in the afternoon. Afternoon northeasterlies for coastal Otago.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz