A northeasterly airflow lies over New Zealand, very much summer type weather today with hot temperatures in-store for many. Nearer some coastal areas sea breezes could keep things a tad cooler though.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny areas with northeasterly breezes, the odd shower possible this morning Auckland southwards any of which clear. Then there may be an isolated shower late afternoon / evening mainly about South Auckland and the Waikato.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny and hot with light winds after any morning cloud breaking away especially inland. About Taranaki cloud builds a little in the afternoon and there may be an isolated shower or two late afternoon / evening.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with light winds in the morning, afternoon east to northeast breezes. Warmest inland with lighter winds.
Sunny with light winds, perhaps tending onshore in the afternoon.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with afternoon north to northeasterly winds. Hottest temperatures about Marlborough and inland areas.
Sunny after any morning fog or cloud burns away with east to northeasterly winds, brisk in the afternoon near the coast. Hot inland where winds are lighter.
Mainly sunny with light winds tending westerly in the afternoon, hot inland especially Buller.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny weather with light winds, chance of an isolated shower late afternoon / evening. Breezy afternoon easterlies about coastal Otago.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz