Anticyclonic conditions for most on Tuesday although weak low pressure lies over the upper North Island.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny spells (any morning fog about the Waikato clears), a few late afternoon isolated showers then clearing in the evening. Showers may become heavy with some thunder for southern parts of Auckland and the Waikato. Northland has a mainly dry day with areas of sun and a few clouds. Light east to northeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny areas and some high cloud, a few showers may move into northern parts of Taranaki and the Central North Island in the evening. East to southeasterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Mostly cloudy, some drizzle in the morning mainly about the Wairarapa then clearing away. Areas of rain push into Gisborne during the evening then moving into Hawkes Bay overnight. Southerly winds tend east to northeast in the afternoon.
Morning drizzle clears then cloud breaks to sunny spells in the afternoon, southeasterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, light winds tend east to northeast in the afternoon.
Morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, east to northeasterly winds.
Mainly sunny with light winds, there may be some cloud and a drizzle patch or two about Fiordland.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, light northwesterly winds inland while northeasterlies are about the Otago coast.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz