An anticyclone brings mainly settled weather today

Sunrise. Photo: Rosalie Liddle Crawford

An anticyclone brings mainly settled weather today for New Zealand.

“There’s a shower or two is about for some parts of the North Island but nothing very dramatic,” says a WeatherWatch spokesperson.

It’s a mostly sunny day for the Bay of Plenty today, as well as for Northland, Auckland and Waikato. Cloud may become a little more frequent from the afternoon and there may be a shower or two for western Bay Of Plenty and Coromandel from midday. Light winds will tend east to northeast in the afternoon. Temperature highs for these regions today will be 15-16 degrees Celsius.

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny, some cloud for the Central North Island, mainly from afternoon. Light east to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 10-15

Eastern North Island

Cloudy areas for Hawkes Bay and Gisborne, a shower or two also then drying out in the evening. Wairarapa has a mix of sun and cloud. East to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 13-14


Sunny, light north to northeasterly winds, freshening a little overnight.
High: 13-15

Marlborough & Nelson

Mostly sunny after a frosty start, light winds tend north to northeast in the afternoon.
Highs: 12-14


Sunny after a frosty start, light winds then northeasterlies pick up in the afternoon across the plains.
Highs: 7-11

West Coast

Mostly sunny, some cloud about Fiordland may bring a coastal shower or two. Cloud then increasing elsewhere later in the evening. Northeasterly winds.
Highs: 11-14

Southland & Otago

Mostly sunny with a touch of high cloud from afternoon, light northerlies inland. Northeasterlies pick up a little in the afternoon for coastal Otago.
Highs: 10-14


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