A ridge of high pressure brings mainly settled weather to the North Island today, a north to northwesterly airflow for the South Island brings showers in the west and dry weather in the east with warm temperatures. Some rain for Southland though thanks to a front moving in from the south.
Please refer to your local, hourly, 10 day forecast for more details.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Morning cloud breaks to afternoon sunny spells, Coromandel through to eastern Northland may see a light shower or two. Inland Bay Of Plenty and southern parts of the Waikato may have a mostly sunny day with a cold start, perhaps a fog or mist patch first thing. East to northeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with north to northwesterly winds, some cloud may catch coastal Taranaki and especially Kapiti. Kapiti may even see a light shower or two.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with northwesterlies, winds tend northeast in the afternoon for coastal Hawkes Bay and Gisborne.
Partly cloudy, risk of a light shower, mainly about Upper Hutt. Brisk to strong northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny, cloud for Nelson at times. North to northwesterly winds may be a little gusty in the afternoon for Marlborough.
Sunny for most, partly cloudy skies about the Main Divide with a spit or two possible spreading from the west. Northwesterly winds, breezy in the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy, patchy rain or showers. Rain about Fiordland may be heavy at times. Northerly winds.
Southland & Otago
Rain develops in the morning for Southland as light winds change southwest. Otago has sunny areas and increasing high cloud, northwesterlies change to the south for coastal Otago late afternoon.
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