A large anticyclone covers most of New Zealand today, although it’s not plain sailing with areas of cloud about especially this morning for some regions.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mainly sunny with light winds Auckland northwards, afternoon Sea Breezes. About the Waikato and Bay Of Plenty cloud may be a little more frequent especially this morning, there is even the chance of an isolated shower late afternoon / evening.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly cloudy in the morning with the chance of a light shower or two, a few sunny areas break through after midday. Westerly winds.
Eastern North Island
Sunny areas and patches of cloud about, light winds perhaps tending onshore in the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy with some sun possible now and then. Nor’West breezes.
Marlborough & Nelson
Areas of high cloud, some lower level cloud builds a little from afternoon about Marlborough. Light winds in the morning then onshore winds after midday.
Morning cloud with some drizzle about for some then afternoon sunny areas, very light southerlies tend easterly or northeast after midday.
Morning cloud breaks to sunny areas, west to southwest breezes.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas with westerly winds, a little breezy from afternoon. Coastal Otago has light winds all day and mainly sunny conditions after some morning cloud breaks away. Cloud thickens overnight for most.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz