Mainly anticyclonic today bringing settled weather, a front pushes onto the southwest of the South Island from afternoon.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny areas and some high cloud, watch for areas of morning fog. Showers or perhaps some rain across parts of Northland, Great Barrier Island and the Coromandel clears in the evening. Light southerly quarter winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning cloud then becoming mostly sunny, light winds tend westerly in the afternoon.
Eastern North Island
High cloud, breaking away later in the day. Afternoon east to northeast winds.
Morning high cloud then mostly sunny, light northerlies.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny, some high cloud. A cool start inland. Light winds tend north to northeast in the afternoon.
Sunny areas and some high cloud, light winds then afternoon easterlies.
Mostly cloudy, there may be some morning sun for North Westland. Showers about South Westland turning to rain by evening at which point showers move further north. Northeasterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Morning mid level cloud about coastal areas breaks to sunny areas and some high cloud in the afternoon. Central Otago is mostly sunny with some high cloud. North to northeasterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz