A ridge for most of New Zealand today spreading out from a large anticyclone in the Tasman Sea.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mainly sunny with gentle southerly winds. Cloud builds a little this evening with the low risk of a shower. Some cloud about western Northland during today with the odd shower possible.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, Taranaki is mainly sunny from this morning. Southeasterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Cloudy with the odd shower, especially about Gisborne. Cool southerly winds.
Cloud with the chance of a shower then breaking to sunny spells this afternoon, southeasterly winds ease later on.
Marlborough & Nelson
Morning cloud (chance of a light shower about Nelson) then breaking to sunny spells, afternoon easterly winds about Marlborough.
Morning cloud breaks to sunny spells, afternoon east to northeast winds.
A mix of sun and cloud with light winds, chance of an afternoon shower about Buller.
Southland & Otago
Any morning cloud breaks to sunny spells, light winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz