A large anticyclone brings mainly sunny hot weather to New Zealand today.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Morning cloud breaks to sunny areas. Light winds and afternoon sea breezes.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather and some high cloud, light winds.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, east to northeasterly winds.
Morning cloud then mostly sunny, light winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, north to northeasterly winds.
Morning cloud breaks to sunny spells, freshening east to northeast winds this afternoon.
Sunny areas and some high cloud, there may be some morning cloud for Buller then clearing. Light winds tend west to southwest this afternoon.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny weather, some high cloud possible for Otago from this afternoon. Perhaps some morning cloud for coastal Otago. Light winds for most, tending southwest this afternoon for Southland.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz