A southwesterly airlflow lies over New Zealand today, moving around a high centred in the Tasman Sea.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloudy areas and occasional sun, chance of a shower about western coastlines otherwise mainly dry. The Bay Of Plenty has more frequent areas of sun and dry conditions. Southwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A mix of sun and cloud, light north to northwesterly winds however expect southwesterlies for Taranaki.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny weather, some cloud at times for Wairarapa. Light winds.
A mix of sun and cloud, light northerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with light winds, perhaps tending onshore in the afternoon.
Sunny with light winds tending east to northeast in the afternoon.
Cloudy areas with the risk of a shower or two otherwise mainly dry, just inland about the Alps / ranges conditions are sunnier. Southwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
A mix of sun and cloud for Southland, Otago has a mainly sunny day with some evening high cloud. West to northwesterly winds for Southland, light winds elsewhere.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz