A north to northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, strongest over the South Island. A warm days for eastern regions but potentially windy too.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny with some high cloud possible. Northland sees mostly cloudy skies from morning however, the odd shower there from afternoon and possibly about Auckland later this evening. North to northwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with some high cloud possible, west to northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Mainly sunny with some high cloud, light winds may tend onshore in the afternoon about Hawkes Bay.
Cloudy areas with Nor’West winds becoming gusty in the afternoon.
Marlborough & Nelson
Plenty of high cloud, some sun possible. Winds gusty from the northwest, tending more northerly about Nelson.
High cloud increases from this morning, chance spot of rain around midday otherwise dry. Gusty North to Nor’West winds strong about inland areas.
Spells of rain with breezy northwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Areas of cloud and some sun. Strong gusty west to northwesterly winds about Southland, still quite brisk elsewhere especially in the afternoon but perhaps not as bad.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz