A ridge of high pressure lies over New Zealand today bringing mainly settled weather, skies are not totally cloud free for everyone however.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloudy areas but some sun breaks through at times, chance of a spit or shower. The Bay Of Plenty has cloudier skies and a slightly higher risk of showers. Light north to northwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny, a mix of sun and cloud about Taranaki. Areas of high cloud thicken during the day also. Light winds.
Eastern North Island
Mostly cloudy with light easterly winds.
Mostly sunny, some cloud from afternoon. South to southeasterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny, any morning cloud breaks away. Some high cloud develops in the afternoon. Light winds.
Sunny weather, light winds.
Mostly sunny with some high cloud developing late afternoon, some mid-level cloud can be expected about coastal fringe areas at times. Light winds.
Southland & Otago
Mostly cloudy skies for Southland, there may be a light coastal shower or two otherwise mainly dry. Otago has mostly sunny skies, some coastal cloud from afternoon. West to southwest winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz