New Zealand lies in between areas of high and low pressure today so once again things are fairly placid, a frontal zone does bring shower activity to the eastern North Island however.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Morning low cloud or fog then mostly sunny, light southerly quarter winds. The Bay Of Plenty has a mainly sunny day.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning low cloud or fog for areas in the east especially towards the ranges, some sun may break through for a time otherwise remaining fairly cloudy. In the afternoon a light shower or two is possible then clearing evening. Towards the west (i.e. Taranaki) conditions are mostly sunny. Light winds tend easterly or southeast.
Eastern North Island
Patchy rain or showers, easing evening. East to northeasterly winds.
A light shower or two, clearing late afternoon / evening. Some sun may start to break through at times from afternoon. Light winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Morning cloud with the risk of a light shower then sunny spells break through, light winds.
Morning cloud breaks then mostly sunny, could be an early shower especially about Banks Peninsula. Light east to northeasterly winds.
Sunny spells for North Westland, a bit cloudier further south. Cloud thickens in the evening for all bringing the risk of a drizzle patch. Light east to northeasterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Any morning cloud clears then mostly sunny with light east to northeasterly winds. Cloud may be a little more persistent about coastal Otago morning and night.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz