A northerly airflow lies over New Zealand today, ahead of a front which slowly makes it’s way onto the western side of the South Island. A large high gets shunted to the east.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Morning cloud then sunny spells, cloud may be a bit more persistent about the Bay Of Plenty bringing the risk of a shower or two at times during the day. This chance extends into the Waikato for a time in the evening. East to northeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning low cloud or fog possible (mainly inland) then expect sunny areas and some high cloud. Northerlies.
Eastern North Island
Some morning cloud then mostly sunny with areas of high cloud, light north to northeasterly winds.
Mostly cloudy, northerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny areas and some high cloud. Cloud thickens and lowers for Nelson from afternoon, the odd shower moves in by evening. North to northwesterly winds.
Cloud breaks to sunny areas in the afternoon, northeasterly winds.
Cloudy, some rain about South Westland spreads into North Westland during the afternoon. Northeasterly winds.
Southland & Otago
High cloud, decreasing later in the day. There may be a few spots of rain in the afternoon. North to northeasterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz