An anticyclone covers New Zealand today bringing mainly settled weather, a weakening front moves onto the lower South Island overnight.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny, light winds then afternoon sea breezes. There may be a morning mist of fog patch to start the day about inland areas.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning cloud breaks to a mostly sunny day, light winds then afternoon westerly quarter winds.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny, may be a touch of high cloud, light winds then afternoon east to southeast winds.
Early cloud then mostly sunny with some high cloud, southerlies tend northerly in the afternoon.
Marlborough & Nelson
Any morning cloud breaks then mostly sunny with some high cloud, light winds then afternoon sea breezes.
A mix of sun and cloud with freshening east to northeasterly winds, easing later in the evening.
Sunny areas and some high cloud, evening cloud about Fiordland brings drizzle or a few showers. Light winds tend onshore in the afternoon.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and some high cloud, morning mid level cloud about coastal areas breaks away. Light winds tend onshore in the afternoon. Overnight spots of rain possible.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz