A ridge lies over the upper North Island while a northwesterly airflow lies over the rest of the country, rain along the West Coast of the South Island and mainly dry elsewhere. A few light showers are possible about Northland and Auckland this morning however.
Sunny spells with light southwesterlies, cloud a little more frequent in the west with the chance of a morning shower then clearing.
Cloudy spells and a few sunny areas with light southwesterlies, low risk of
a light morning shower mainly in the west.
Bay Of Plenty, Waikato & Central North Island
Sunny spells with west to southwest winds, there could be some morning low
cloud or fog about inland areas. The Bay Of Plenty is likely to have a mostly
Eastern North Island
Sunny with light winds, northwesterlies freshening in the afternoon about
the Wairarapa and southern Hawkes Bay.
Western North Island
Cloudy periods with northwesterly winds (winds tend more westerly about
Taranaki), chance of an early light shower then clearing.
Sunny spells with northerly winds becoming brisk from afternoon. Cloud
thickening in the evening.
Mostly sunny with a few areas of high cloud, light winds in the morning
tend northwest in the afternoon.
Mainly sunny weather with light winds at first then afternoon northwest
Sunny spells with areas of high cloud. Northwesterly winds, a little gusty
at times inland.
Cloudy with rain, heavy in the morning then easing afternoon. Rain picks up
again from evening. Northwesterlies.
Plenty of high cloud with northwesterly winds. Winds change southwest mid
to late afternoon then easing evening. A few showers Dunedin southwards from
Plenty of high cloud, rain at times in western parts of the district
(mainly west of the Southern Lakes area). West to northwest winds.
Cloudy with spots of rain, more persistent from midday. Northwesterlies
change southwest in the afternoon then ease evening.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz