A ridge brings mainly settled weather to a majority of New Zealand today, north of about Auckland however a southeasterly airflow brings rain. The East Coast of the North Island brings cloudy areas and the risk of a shower.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny with light southeasterly winds for most. Some cloud and the risk of a shower at times for northern Auckland, Great Barrier Island and about the Coromandel. Northland has a fairly cloudy day with rain, especially in the east, breezy southeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Any morning cloud clears then sunny with light winds, southeasterlies about coastal Taranaki.
Eastern North Island
Cloudy areas with the risk of a shower or two, mainly right on the coastal fringe. Southwesterly winds.
Morning cloud with the risk of a shower then becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon, southeasterly winds fade away.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with light winds.
Sunny with light winds tending east to northeast in the afternoon.
Sunny for South Westland, North Westland may see some cloud and the risk of a shower during the day. Light winds.
Southland & Otago
Cloudy areas about Southland, may be a shower. Westerly winds a little breezy at times. Otago is mostly sunny with lighter winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz