An anticyclone lies over most of New Zealand today bringing mainly settled and frosty weather, just a few showers for the North Island’s east coast.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny with light southerly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A mix of sun and cloud with light winds.
Eastern North Island
A few coastal showers (right on the coast), easing during the day and clearing in the evening. These showers are more likely to affect northern Hawkes Bay / Gisborne the most. Mainly dry elsewhere with morning cloud breaking to sunny areas which gradually increase during the day. Winds cool from the southwest.
Morning cloud breaks to sunny spells, southerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with light winds after a frosty start.
Mostly sunny with light winds, any morning coastal cloud breaks away. A frosty start for many especially inland.
Mostly sunny with light winds, there may be some cloud about the coast at times. Perhaps even a drizzle patch at times about Fiordland.
Southland & Otago
Sunny with light winds. A frosty start especially inland.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz