A ridge stretching out from an anticyclone in the Tasman Sea brings mainly settled weather to most of New Zealand today.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny with for most. Some cloud and the risk of a shower at times for northern Auckland, Great Barrier Island and about Northland, especially in the east. Southeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A mostly sunny day with light winds.
Eastern North Island
Cloudy areas break to some sun from afternoon, Gisborne however sees cloud hang about for most of the day. Light winds.
Morning cloud with the risk of a shower then becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon, southeasterly winds fade away.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with light winds.
Cloudy areas break away in the afternoon becoming mostly sunny, light winds tend northeast around midday.
Sunny spells with light southwesterly winds, cloud may be more persistent nearer the coast.
Southland & Otago
Sunny spells for Southland, may be a shower late evening. Otago is mostly sunny, any early mist or fog about inland areas breaks away. West to northwesterly winds, generally light.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz