A ridge spreads onto the country today bringing mainly settled weather, southwesterly winds ease across New Zealand.
Auckland & Northland
Sunny spells with light winds, tending southwest. Chance of an isolated shower in the afternoon otherwise dry.
Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny with light winds, low risk of an isolated afternoon shower any of which clear in the evening.
Waikato & Central North Island
Sunny with a few clouds about, low risk of an afternoon isolated shower.
Light winds tend westerly or southwest.
Eastern North Island
Showers about Wairarapa spread into Hawkes Bay during the afternoon.
Gisborne may see a shower or two in the evening. Expect southwesterly winds with
sunny spells at first about Hawkes Bay and Gisborne.
Western North Island
Cloudy periods with southwesterly winds south of Wanganui, a period of
afternoon showers then clearing in the evening. Skies clearing up overnight.
About Taranaki expect dry conditions, sunny spells with light winds.
Showers, clearing in the evening. Cool southerly winds.
Chance of an early shower then clearing to mostly sunny weather, light
Cloudy periods with southwesterly winds, chance of the odd shower any of
which clear in the evening. Cloud then breaks.
Any early showers clear, morning cloud clearing to a mostly sunny
afternoon. Southwesterlies ease dying out later in the evening.
Sunny with light winds.
Sunny with light winds tending easterly in the afternoon.
Southland & Central Otago
Sunny after a frosty start, light winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz