An anticyclone lies across the South Island today, expect southeasterlies further north.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud, may be a shower or two for Northland and Auckland. Northland especially so from afternoon. Southeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny, southeasterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Mostly cloudy with a shower or two, cool southerly winds.
Areas of cloud, may be a shower or two (especially morning) otherwise mainly dry. Southerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with afternoon easterlies about Marlborough, afternoon northerlies for Nelson.
Mainly sunny, some cloud about the coast may bring an early shower then clearing away. Light winds then afternoon northeasterlies.
Sunny with light winds tending onshore in the afternoon.
Southland & Otago
A mostly sunny day after any morning cloud clears, winds are light tending onshore in the afternoon.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz