South Island


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

A low slowly brews in the Tasman Sea and approaches the west of the country today, this low still sits out to the west on Saturday however it shunts north a little in the Tasman Sea as some frontal activity affects the North Island. Breezy northeasterlies lie over the country on Sunday.

Friday


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Friday

A low slowly brews in the Tasman Sea and approaches the west of the country on Friday.

For the upper North Island expect sunny areas and thickening high cloud, there may be a touch of fog to start about the Waikato. Showers about the Bay Of Plenty clear away during the afternoon then high cloud thickens.


InfoGraphic: The main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Thu, Fri, Sat

Anticyclonic conditions for New Zealand today with an easing southwesterly airflow. A low slowly brews in the Tasman Sea and approaches the west of the country on Friday, this low still sits out to the west on Saturday however it shunts north a little in the Tasman Sea as some frontal activity affects the North Island.

Thursday


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Thursday

Anticyclonic conditions for most of New Zealand on Thursday with an easing southerly quarter airflow.

Northland sees sunny spells on Thursday morning then some afternoon cloud develops with the chance of a shower or two. Auckland and the Waikato see any morning showers or drizzle patches clear then some sun breaks through from afternoon.


InfoGraphic: The main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Wed, Thu, Fri

A westerly airflow lies over the North Island today while a south to southwesterly airflow lies over the South Island, a small low situated near central parts of the country slinks away to the east during the day. Anticyclonic conditions for most on Thursday and Friday while a low sits in the Tasman Sea and slowly moves towards the western side of New Zealand.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Wednesday

A westerly airflow lies over the North Island on Wednesday while a south to southwesterly airflow lies over the South Island, a small low situated near central parts of the country slinks away to the east during the day.


InfoGraphic: The main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Tue, Wed, Thu

A south to southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today bringing plenty of cloud. Southwesterlies continue on Wednesday with a weak low sitting near central New Zealand, anticyclonic conditions mostly on Thursday as a low builds in the Tasman Sea.

Tuesday


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Tuesday

A south to southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand on Tuesday bringing plenty of cloud.

For the upper North Island expect mostly cloudy skies, there may be a light shower or two otherwise mainly dry. Winds from the southwest. The Bay Of Plenty will likely see areas of sun especially afternoon onwards with high's reaching into the mid 20's.


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

A high is centred in the Tasman Sea today while a westerly airflow lies over New Zealand, the airflow tends more southwest on Tuesday. A weak low is situated over central NZ on Wednesday.

Monday

Yellow - High's reaching into the mid 20's for some eastern parts of New Zealand today.


Dunedin's very foggy Friday

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Updated 1:10pm --- Longer, cooler nights are the perfect recipe for fog in New Zealand especially in March as the nights lengthen, the mornings cool but the afternoons are still warm. The sea is also at its warmest from summer - so coastal fog after a long cool night is highly likely.