A cold south to southwesterly airflow lies over the country today, mainly dry although a few showers could affect the east of the North Island and the lower South Island.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny with breezy south to southwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny, morning showers clear about Palmerston North southwards however then sunny areas break through after midday. Southwesterly winds ease.
Eastern North Island
Cloudy areas with showers at times right on the coast, some places tucked in away from the coast like Napier and Hastings may have a mainly dry day. Winds breezy and cold from the southwest.
Sunny areas with breezy southerly winds, cloud gradually increases from afternoon.
Marlborough & Nelson
A mainly sunny day with a touch of evening cloud about Marlborough, light southwesterly winds.
A mostly sunny morning then some afternoon cloud as southwesterlies pick up for a time.
A mainly sunny day, light south to southwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Westerly winds with cloudy areas, sun more frequent in inland areas. Chance of shower or two early afternoon otherwise dry.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz