A front stalls over the South Island today, expect a north to northwesterly airflow further north.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny areas and some high cloud, light north to northeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A mix of mid and high level cloud, northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
High cloud, some sun may break through at times. Light north to northwesterly winds, tending east to northeast in the afternoon for coastal Hawkes Bay / Gisborne.
Mostly cloudy with northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Plenty of high cloud for Marlborough, may be a spit in the afternoon otherwise mainly dry. Nelson has cloudy skies with some afternoon rain, easing later in the evening. North to northwesterly winds.
Patchy rain or drizzle, mainly in the morning then starting to dry out in the afternoon although remaining mostly cloudy. Southerlies tend east to northeast after midday.
Rain, the odd heavy falls possible. Fiordland sees morning cloud break to a few sunny spells, chance of an isolated shower in the afternoon otherwise mainly dry. Northerly winds.
Southland & Otago
A mix of sun and cloud, isolated showers develop late afternoon about inland areas, possibly becoming heavy with some thunder then clearing in the evening. Coastal Otago has a mostly cloudy day. Light easterly quarter winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz