A gentle northwesterly airflow lies over the country today while a low moves towards New Zealand from the west later in the day.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny areas and some mid / high level cloud, light northerly quarter winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny areas and cloud gradually increasing during the day, westerly quarter
winds. Taranaki mainly cloudy however with patchy drizzle.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny weather with some high cloud, light east to northeasterly
Periods of cloud and a few sunny spells, breezy northerly quarter
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny areas and some high cloud, northerly quarter winds from midday.
Sunny areas and some high cloud, light northeasterlies.
Mostly cloudy, some rain at times more so about South Westland. Light
Southland & Otago
Mostly cloudy with spells of rain at times, dry for some areas especially
eastern Otago during the day and Southland in the morning. Light winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz