A ridge lies over the country today bringing mainly settled weather however upper cooling of the atmosphere will lead to isolated showers about the upper North Island this afternoon / evening. A few of these showers may become heavy with thunderstorms then clearing later.
Periods of cloud with a few showers about, light southeasterlies early on tend easterly by midday. Showers clear late afternoon with cloud breaking away.
Periods of cloud with light northeasterlies, isolated showers develop in
the afternoon (possibly heavy) then clear later.
Sunny spells with light afternoon northeasterlies, isolated showers late
afternoon / evening especially inland.
Central North Island & Waikato
Sunny spells with light winds, late afternoon / evening isolated showers
develop possibly heavy with thunderstorms then clearing later (mainly Lake Taupo
Eastern North Island
Morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, gentle southerly
Mostly sunny with southeasterlies dying away in the morning.
Western North Island
Sunny with light winds.
Becoming sunny in the morning, southerly winds ease.
Sunny with light winds in the morning, light afternoon northerlies.
Any morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, light winds tend east to
northeast in the afternoon. Chance of a late afternoon / evening isolated shower in inland areas.
Morning cloud breaks to sunny spells by midday, easterly winds.
Mostly sunny with light winds.
Sunny areas and some cloud, southwesterly winds.
Sunny with light winds tending southwesterly in the afternoon.
Morning cloud breaks to a mostly sunny day, west to southwest winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz