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InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Tuesday

A ridge loses it's grip over New Zealand on Tuesday as a frontal system moves in from the west, the front makes landfall for western parts of the country during the afternoon and evening.


VIDEO: Large low coming at the end of this week

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This week starts off with high pressure and mostly settled weather, although a few showers are still peppering the East Cape/Gisborne areas to begin with.

A cold front crosses the country on Tuesday PM and clears the North Island early on Wednesday morning leaving a mostly dry Wednesday and Thursday.


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

A ridge of high pressure lies over New Zealand today bringing mainly settled conditions, meanwhile a front pushes towards the west of the country in the Tasman Sea. This front passes over New Zealand later on Tuesday then a south to southwesterly airflow lies over the country on Wednesday.

Monday


Monday's national forecast

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A ridge of high pressure lies over New Zealand today bringing mainly settled conditions, meanwhile a front pushes towards the west of the country in the Tasman Sea.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Monday

A ridge of high pressure lies over New Zealand on Monday bringing mainly settled conditions, meanwhile a front pushes towards the west of the country in the Tasman Sea.


Foggy start for Auckland - flight delays possible

It's a foggy start to the day in Auckland with light winds following a few showers overnight. 

Those who are flying today should check with their airline or airport website to see if there are flight delays or cancellations.

It's possible fog in Auckland may affect flights elsewhere domestically.


Saturday's national forecast

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Low pressure over the upper South Island and North Island moves from west to east during today meanwhile a southerly airflow over the lower South Island moves northwards as the day progresses.

VIDEO: Tracking the weekend rainmakers and a big low next week

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Foggy patches will be blown away this weekend as northerly quarter winds kick in across the nation. Fog lingered for an entire day on Thursday in some parts of Waikato and lingered into Friday morning as well. Meanwhile a nor’east breeze in Auckland has blown the fog away.


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

A northeasterly airflow lies over New Zealand today as a front and low combination move in from the Tasman Sea, another low moves down from the north. This low pressure system moves over the North Island on Saturday as cool southerlies spread over the South Island. Southeasterlies for the North Island on Sunday, easterlies in the south.

Friday


Friday's national forecast

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A northeasterly airflow lies over New Zealand today as a front and low combination move in from the Tasman Sea, another low moves down from the north.