A moderate southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A few morning showers about Northland then breaking to afternoon sunny spells as southerlies tend southwest. A mix of sun and cloud for Auckland and Waikato, mostly sunny about the Bay Of Plenty. Southwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A mix of sun and cloud, southwesterlies about Taranaki. Light winds elsewhere tend south to southwest in the afternoon.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny, southerlies develop about Wairarapa in the morning bringing some cloud and a light shower or two. Cloud and the risk of a shower spreading into Hawkes Bay and Gisborne during the afternoon.
Some sun to start then mid morning southerlies freshen bringing some cloud.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny, some cloud develops the afternoon with south to southeasterly winds. Afternoon northerlies for Nelson.
Morning cloud with the low risk of a shower then sunny spells break through, southwesterly winds die out by evening.
Morning cloud may bring a shower then sunny spells break through, west to southwesterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Cloudy areas, may be a shower mainly morning. Otago has a higher chance of sun breaking through from afternoon. West to southwesterly winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz