An anticyclone slowly gets nudged to the northeast today as a weakening front pushes northwards over the South Island.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny with some developing high cloud, mainly later in the day. There may be a touch of early fog / mist Waikato northwards then quickly breaking away. West to southwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Any morning cloud breaks then mostly sunny with some developing high cloud Northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with light winds tending easterly in the afternoon (sea breeze).
Morning cloud breaks to sunny areas, blustery north to northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with some high cloud from afternoon, north to northwesterly winds.
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, northwesterlies change southwest during the evening. Overnight patchy rain or showers.
Cloudy with the odd shower, rain about Fiordland in the morning spreads into North Westland during the afternoon. North to northeasterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Morning showers about Southland then sunny spells break through from afternoon, southwesterly winds. Otago has some sun and high cloud then a few afternoon showers / spits of rain as light winds tend southwest. Drying out overnight.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz