A large anticyclone casts a ridge back over the North Island today meanwhile a northwesterly airflow lies over the South Island.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Any morning cloud clears then mostly sunny with light winds then afternoon sea breezes.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy areas, perhaps a light shower or two especially morning. Northerlies tend west to northwest in the afternoon.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with light winds in the morning then afternoon east to northeasterly breezes.
Sunny spells with breezy northerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with afternoon north to northwesterly winds.
Mostly sunny, light winds tend northerly for inland areas and east to northeast near the coast.
Mostly cloudy with a few patchy light showers, westerly winds.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny weather, perhaps a touch of high cloud, north to northwesterly winds. Coastal Otago may see a few early spots of rain then becoming mostly sunny with afternoon east to northeast winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz