An anticyclone brings mainly settled weather to New Zealand today.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny with light southeasterly winds. From afternoon winds tend northeast about Northland and Auckland bringing some cloud, especially about eastern coastal fringes with the risk of a light shower or two.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny with light winds, tending to the east.
Eastern North Island
Mostly cloudy for much of the day and mainly dry, a shower or two about some coastal fringes like Mahia Peninsula. South to southwesterly winds die out in the evening.
Morning cloud then mostly sunny, light winds tend northerly around midday.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with light winds.
Mostly sunny, some high cloud from afternoon. Light northeasterly winds.
Mostly cloudy, the odd light shower from afternoon about South Westland. A drizzle patch or shower arriving in North Westland later in the evening. Light east to northeasterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and some high cloud, light north to northeasterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz