An anticyclone lies over New Zealand today bringing mainly settled weather.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny, there may be a touch of high cloud. Light winds then afternoon sea breezes.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with a touch of high cloud from afternoon, light winds then afternoon sea breezes.
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny, some cloud for Gisborne in the morning brings showers then breaking to some afternoon sun. Cloud builds about the ranges in the afternoon bringing the chance of an isolated shower then clearing in the evening. East to northeasterly winds.
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, light winds tend northerly by midday.
Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny areas and some high cloud, northerly winds.
Any morning cloud clears then mostly sunny, east to northeasterly winds.
Morning high cloud breaks to sunny areas, mid level cloud about Fiordland is fairly persistent during the day with the odd shower or some drizzle. Light northerlies.
Southland & Otago
Morning cloud breaks to sunny areas and some high cloud, light north to northwesterly winds. Winds tend northeast about coastal Otago.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz