A southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand on Wednesday moving around a high centred in the Tasman Sea.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud, there may be an early morning shower otherwise mainly dry. The Bay Of Plenty has mainly sunny weather. Southwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Any early cloud / showers clears then mostly sunny with westerly winds, southwesterlies for Taranaki.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with cool morning southwesterlies then afternoon east to northeast winds.
Sunny with increasing northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with light winds then afternoon northwesterlies for Marlborough, southwesterly winds tend westerly in the afternoon for Nelson.
Sunny with light winds then afternoon east to northeast breezes.
Cloudy areas and the odd shower, west to southwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Morning showers clear Southland then expect sunny spells, breezy west to northwesterly winds. Otago has mostly sunny with with northwesterly winds, afternoon northeasterlies about coastal Otago.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz