A northwesterly airflow lies over the South Island today while a ridge lies over the North Island. A weakening front is situated over the upper North Island.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly cloudy with rain (possibly heavy for some) easing to patchy showers or drizzle this morning, mostly easing and clearing this afternoon with sunny breaks slowly showing through. Hopefully showers clear in time for the cricket but a few could linger on till even evening. Winds mainly light from the north.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with light winds Wanganui southwards. Northerly quarter winds
elsewhere with some cloud and the chance of a PM shower or two otherwise
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny weather with light east to northeasterly winds.
Mostly sunny with northerlies picking up around midday.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with north to northwesterly winds from afternoon, late high
Mostly sunny after morning low cloud or fog burns away, light winds near the coast, northwesterlies pick up a
little after midday inland.
Cloud increases in the morning, a few showers move in during the morning
about South Westland and further north the odd one from afternoon. Northwesterly
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and high cloud increasing from morning, light winds build from
the northwest after midday. Evening showers move into Southland then overnight
into some parts of Otago.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz