A ridge lies over New Zealand today bringing mainly settled conditions.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloudy areas and the odd shower about Auckland and perhaps Northland / Waikato and Bay Of Plenty, some rain for a time later this evening / overnight. Light winds, tending northwest Auckland northwards.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy areas and some sun, low risk of a shower or two. Light westerly quarter winds.
Eastern North Island
Light winds at first then southwesterly breezes pick up by midday, mainly sunny with some cloud at times. Low risk of a shower otherwise mainly dry.
A mainly sunny day with Southerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mainly sunny after a morning frost, a touch of high cloud from afternoon. Southerlies tend easterly after midday about Marlborough. Light variable winds for Nelson.
Some cloud near the coast, a few showers also (mainly about Banks Peninsula). Mainly sunny inland after a morning frost. Light southwesterly winds tend easterly by evening.
Morning cloud Greymouth northwards with the chance of a shower then breaking to mostly sunny weather, mainly sunny elsewhere with high cloud developing from afternoon. Light winds tend northeasterly from afternoon.
Southland & Otago
Any morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, east to northeasterly winds. Coastal Otago sees a little more frequent cloud with southwest winds tending easterly late afternoon.Highs: 7-9
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz