A southeasterly airflow lies over the North Island today while a ridge of high pressure covers the South Island.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny with south to southeasterly winds, Northland may catch a shower or two in the afternoon.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with southeasterly winds, gusty about coastal areas then easing in the evening.
Eastern North Island
Cloudy with patchy light showers or drizzle, cool southerly winds.
Cloudy areas with fresh southerly winds, may be an early light shower then towards evening cloud starts to break apart.
Marlborough & Nelson
Morning cloud with the chance of a shower then becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon, winds from the east or southeast.
Morning cloud with the chance of a light shower then sunny areas increase from afternoon, southwest winds ease tending northeast by evening.
Sunny with light winds.
Southland & Otago
Morning cloud breaking to mostly sunny weather, winds are light from the west or northwest.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz