A large anticyclone to the southeast directs a light east to northeasterly airflow over New Zealand today.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud. Cloud may be thicker about Auckland and Waikato, perhaps bringing the chance of a shower or two. Light winds then afternoon sea breezes.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mainly sunny weather, some cloud at times about Taranaki. Light winds tend onshore in the afternoon.
Eastern North Island
Morning cloud then mostly sunny, cloud a bit more frequent about Gisborne with the chance of a shower or two. Easterly winds.
Mostly sunny, a few clouds at times. Easterly quarter winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Morning cloud then mostly sunny, easterly winds for Marlborough, afternoon northerlies for Nelson.
Morning cloud breaks to sunny areas and some high cloud. Chance of an isolated shower late afternoon / evening about inland hills or ranges then clearing later on. East to northeasterly winds.
Morning cloud breaks to sunny spells, there may be an isolated shower about the ranges late afternoon / evening. Light winds tend west to southwest in the afternoon.
Southland & Otago
Morning cloud or fog breaks to sunny areas and some high cloud, light east to southeasterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz