An anticyclone brings mainly settled conditions to New Zealand today, however, ENE winds become gusty about the east coast of the South Island this afternoon.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny with southwesterly winds, afternoon sea breezes for Northland and the Bay Of Plenty.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with light winds, tending onshore in the afternoon.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with light winds in the morning, afternoon east to northeasterly breezes.
Mainly sunny with light winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with east to northeasterly winds freshening in the afternoon. Afternoon northerlies about Nelson.
Sunny with east to northeasterly winds developing in the afternoon, becoming brisk to strong about the coast then easing later in the evening.
Mostly sunny with light west to southwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with a touch of high cloud, west to northwesterly breezes. East to northeasterly winds freshen from afternoon about coastal Otago.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz