A northwesterly airflow lies over New Zeland today, a front straddles the far south bringing some rain to Southland and Fiordland.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny after any morning cloud / fog clears. Light winds mostly, perhaps tending westerly in the afternoon out west and north to northeast in the east.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny, some high cloud. Northwesterly winds.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny, may be a touch of high cloud. North to northeasterly winds.
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, gusty north to northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, breezy north to northwesterly winds.
Plenty of high cloud, northerly winds.
Cloudy Greymouth southwards, rain for South Westland, heavy about Fiordland. Further north expect sunny areas and increasing cloud. Winds breezy from the northeast.
Southland & Otago
Mostly cloudy about Southland with rain developing late morning, light winds tend to the south in the afternoon. Rain eases evening. Otago has high cloud and some sun at times, chance spot of rain in the evening. Winds from the north.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz