Strong west to northwesterly winds lie over the country today, showers affect western regions at various times. Mainly dry weather out east.
Auckland & Northland
Mostly cloudy, a few morning showers (Northland may remain mostly dry). Northwesterlies change southwest around midday. There could be a sunny spell or two in the afternoon however plenty of cloud still about.
Bay Of Plenty
Morning cloud with the chance of a shower then mostly sunny in the
Waikato & Central North Island
Cloudy with morning showers, sunny spells increase in the afternoon as
northwesterlies change brisk west to southwest.
Eastern North Island
Thick high cloud in the morning with a spot of rain possible,
northwesterlies build. Becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon with gusty west to
Western North Island
Morning showers clearing then expect a few sunny spells, brisk to strong
Early rain clears then mostly sunny, strong northerlies with a risk of
Mostly sunny with breezy north to northwesterly winds.
Any early rain clears then mostly sunny with brisk northwesterly
Sunny with breezy northwesterly winds becoming strong in the afternoon
Mostly cloudy with brisk westerlies, the odd brief shower at times. Rain
setting in during the evening about South Westland and becoming heavy then
spreading north overnight.
Mostly sunny with gusty westerly winds.
Sunny with some high cloud, northwesterlies becoming strong around midday.
Brief rain at times west of the Southern Lakes area. Widespread rain develops
Westerlies becoming strong in the morning gusting to gale force at times,
sunny spells and periods of cloud. Chance of a brief shower at times otherwise
dry, rain moves in later in the evening.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz