A ridge lies over the North Island today while a northwesterly airflow builds over the South Island.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mainly sunny with light winds, any morning fog clears away. Cloud a little more frequent about Northland in the afternoon bringing the low risk of a late afternoon / evening isolated shower.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mainly sunny with light winds, any morning fog clears.
Eastern North Island
Any morning cloud breaking to mostly sunny weather, light winds tend northeasterly this afternoon.
Sunny spells with northerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with north to northwesterly winds.
Morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, a touch of high cloud at times. North to northeasterly winds.
Mostly cloudy with the odd drizzle patch possible, especially about South Westland where drizzle becomes more persistent in the evening. North to northeasterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Increasing high cloud with areas of sun at times, some morning lower level cloud about coastal Otago breaks away. North to northeasterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz