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InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Tuesday

A high lies over the South Island on Tuesday while a light southeasterly airflow blows over the North Island.


A busy weather week, but plenty of sun & calm for Kiwis

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We have a busy week weatherwise this week starting with a deepening sub-tropical low brushing New Zealand from the north east and ending with a Tasman Sea low and cold front(s) moving in this coming weekend.

Despite the rough weather offshore it may be much calmer over land this week thanks to high pressure.


InfoGraphic: The Main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Mon, Tue, Wed

Weak anticyclonic conditions over New Zealand today bring mainly settled weather, meanwhile a big low sits off to the northeast of the North Island. An anticyclone covers much of the country on Tuesday then a northwesterly airflow builds in the south on Wednesday.


Monday's national forecast

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Weak anticyclonic conditions over New Zealand today bring mainly settled weather, meanwhile a big low sits off to the northeast of the North Island.

InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Monday

Generally anticyclonic for New Zealand on Monday however not overly strong, a big low sits off to the northeast of the North Island bringing a few showers for some exposed northeastern areas. Another small feature is bringing showers for the far south of the South Island.


Sunday's national forecast

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Upper North Island

A mix of sun and cloud with east to southeasterly winds, cloud more persistent in eastern parts iike eastern Northland, Great Barrier Island and the Coromandel with a shower or two at times.

Lower North Island


Saturday's national forecast

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An anticyclone brings mainly settled conditions to New Zealand today with light winds for most, a weak front brings some cloud and the odd shower north of Auckland however which gradually clears.

InfoGraphic: The Main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Fri, Sat, Sun

A ridge covers most of the country today and Saturday, a weak front moves onto Northland during today then slowly pushes off to the west on Saturday. Anticyclonic conditions for most of New Zealand on Sunday.

Friday


Friday's national forecast

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A ridge brings mainly settled weather to New Zealand today, a weak front however brings cloud and a few showers just north of Auckland.

InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Friday

A ridge brings mainly settled conditions to New Zealand on Friday, a weak front brings cloud and a few showers just north of Auckland however.