Anticyclones lie either side of New Zealand today while a trough of low pressure lies over the country. The South Island is mainly settled however isolated showers possible late afternoon / evening about upper North Island regions one or two of which may be heavy.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny areas and mainly dry – chance of a late afternoon / evening showers possibly heavy especially about inland areas. Sea Breezes.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning cloud breaks to sunny areas, southeasterly winds. Chance of an isolated shower late afternoon / evening possibly heavy about northern Taranaki and the Central North Island.
Eastern North Island
A mostly cloudy morning with a few showers, clearing this afternoon then cloud breaks to a few sunny areas later on. Southerly winds tend northeast by evening.
Morning cloud breaks to sunny areas, Sou’East winds ease then die away.
Marlborough & Nelson
Morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, southeasterly winds tend northeast in the afternoon.
Any morning cloud breaks to sunny areas, East to Nor’East winds becoming breezy in the afternoon near the coast.
Sunny areas with west to northwest winds.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, westerly winds becoming a little gusty after midday more so about Southland. Winds tend light northeast in the afternoon about coastal Otago. Some rain possible late evening about Southland.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz