A ridge brings settled weather to the South Island today, south to southeasterly winds ease over the North Island.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny with light southerly winds. There may be a morning shower or two about the western side of Northland then clearing away.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny weather with south to southeasterly winds. Some cloud about the Manawatu during the day however.
Eastern North Island
Cloudy areas and the chance of a shower or two, mainly about coastal fringes. Drier weather just inland away from the coast. Cold southwesterly winds.
Chance of a morning shower then sunny areas develop in the afternoon, southerly winds ease.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with light winds after a frost start.
Any morning cloud clears then sunny with light afternoon northeasterlies.
Sunny, some cloud for South Westland later in the evening. Light winds.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with light winds. A frost start for inland areas.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz