Tuesday's national forecast
Posted by WW Forecast Team on Tue, 21/03/2017 - 04:00
A south to southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today bringing plenty of cloud.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly cloud, some sun may break through from afternoon at times especially about the Bay Of Plenty. Low risk of a shower or two, mainly morning otherwise dry. Southwesterly winds, breezy about Auckland.
Highs: 22-25 Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning cloud with the chance of a shower then breaking to sunny spells, west to southwest winds, fresh about the Taranaki coast.
Highs: 21-22 Eastern North Island
Mainly sunny with light winds tending southerly in the afternoon, some evening cloud.
Highs: 22-23 Wellington
Mostly sunny with light winds tending southerly mid morning, some cloud later in the day.
Highs: 19-20 Marlborough & Nelson
Some morning sun then becoming mostly cloudy in the afternoon about Marlborough. Light southerlies tend easterly after midday. Nelson has a mainly sunny day, a few clouds after midday with light winds tending northeast.
Highs: 19-21 Canterbury
Mostly cloudy with light southerlies tending easterly in the afternoon, the odd light shower or drizzle patch possible otherwise mainly dry.
Highs: 13-15 West Coast
A few morning showers clear, cloud breaks to sunny spells in the afternoon especially about South Westland, perhaps remaining a little cloudier further north. The odd shower may even hang about parts of Buller for much of the day. Light westerlies.
Highs: 17-21 Southland & Otago
Cloudy areas about Southland, morning cloud breaks to sun elsewhere. Light south to southwesterly winds, chance of a shower or two about Southland otherwise mainly dry.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz