A west to northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, fairly cloudy in the west with the odd shower about. The East Coast is mainly sunny.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny areas with light west to southwesterly winds, a mainly sunny day for the Bay Of Plenty with some cloud there in the evening.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Becoming mostly cloudy about Taranaki in the morning, mostly cloudy elsewhere in the afternoon. Some sun before becoming mainly cloudy. A few showers move in overnight. West to northwest winds.
Eastern North Island
A sunny day with light winds, tending northwest in the afternoon.
Mostly sunny with northwest winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
A mainly sunny day with west to northwest winds.
Sunny with light winds tending northwest, inland expect breezy northwesterly winds.
Mostly cloudy with west to southwest winds, showers about South Westland and mainly dry further north although the risk of a shower or two is there. Overnight showers are more likely for North Westland with rain further south.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and some high cloud with breezy northwesterly winds, light about coastal Otago. Overnight rain with a southwest change.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz