A southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today as an areas of low pressure sits out to the east and a high is centred over southern Australia stretching into the Tasman Sea.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud. Risk of a shower, mainly late afternoon / evening in the west about Northland and Auckland. Southwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly cloudy nearer the ranges, looking to be mainly dry although the odd shower is possible at times. Closer towards the coast expect a mix of sun and cloud. Southwesterlies freshen in the afternoon.
Eastern North Island
Sunny spells, cloud increasing from afternoon as southwesterly winds freshen. A few showers from evening.
Mostly cloudy with southerly winds freshening later this morning, risk of the odd shower.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mainly sunny with light winds.
Morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather near the coast, mainly sunny inland after a frosty start. Light southwesterly winds.
A mainly sunny day with light southwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
A mainly cloudy day about Southland with west to southwest winds, chance of a shower in the morning. Otago is mainly sunny, some cloud from afternoon brings the chance of a shower as light winds tend southwest.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz