An anticyclone becomes established over the country today. Expect settled weather for most with cold temperatures to start the day in some regions. Areas of cloud and the chance of the odd shower are possible in the far north, a few spits are possible on the West Coast of the South Island this afternoon also.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato, CNI & BOP
Sunny skies about the Waikato and CNI with light winds tending southeast, sunny and cloudy periods elsewhere with east to northeast breezes. There may be a light shower for the north of Auckland and Coromandel early afternoon then moving into Northland by late afternoon.
Eastern North Island
Morning cloud breaking to mostly sunny weather, clouds finally clearing in the afternoon. Southerlies breezes ease dying out in the evening.
Western North Island
Sunny with southeasterly breezes dying away during the evening.
Sunny, light winds tend northerly in the afternoon.
Marlborough & Wellington
Sunny with light winds, early morning southerlies for the capital die away.
Mostly sunny weather from morning after a cold start, east to northeast winds pick up along the coast from midday.
Skies becoming mostly cloudy in the morning, winds light from the north. The odd shower also possible at times mainly in the afternoon.
Southland & Otago
Sunny with light winds tending northerly after a cold start.