An anticyclone covers most of New Zealand today, a northwesterly airflow slowly pushes in over the South Island also bringing warm temperatures.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny, light winds tend onshore in the afternoon in the afternoon.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with west to northwesterly winds, some cloud at times for Kapiti.
Eastern North Island
Morning cloud with southwesterlies dying away, a sunny afternoon with winds tending east to northeast.
Cloudy areas and occasional sun with northwesterly winds picking up from afternoon.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with afternoon north to northwesterly winds.
Sunny with coastal east to northeast winds, northwesterlies for inland areas bring warm temperatures.
Sunny spells, cloud thickens up in the evening and drizzle moves into Fiordland. North to northwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with some increasing high cloud, northwesterly winds for most however northeasterlies about coastal Otago keeps temperatures a little cooler.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz