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InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday

The airflow is light on Friday, conditions mainly anticyclonic.

Areas of cloud and sun for most of the North Island on Friday, a few morning showers about Bay Of Plenty, Coromandel and possibly the east coast (especially Gisborne). The odd isolated shower may crop up late afternoon / evening from Northland down through to Bay Of Plenty.


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InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday / Friday

A large anticyclone to the east directs a light easterly quarter airflow over New Zealand today. The airflow is light on Friday, conditions mainly anticyclonic.


Thursday's national forecast

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An anticyclone centred to the southeast of New Zealand today directs an easterly quarter airflow over the country.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny, some morning cloud about the Waikato then breaking. A light shower or two for Northland, especially in the east. Light winds, afternoon sea breezes.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday

A large anticyclone to the east directs a light easterly quarter airflow over New Zealand on Thursday.

A shower or two brushes eastern and northeastern coastal parts of the North Island on Thursday, a mix of sun and cloud elsewhere.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday / Thursday

A large anticyclone to the east directs a light easterly quarter airflow over New Zealand today and on Thursday.


Wednesday's national forecast

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A large anticyclone to the southeast directs a light east to northeasterly airflow over New Zealand today.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud. Cloud may be thicker about Auckland and Waikato, perhaps bringing the chance of a shower or two. Light winds then afternoon sea breezes.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday

A large anticyclone directs a light northeasterly airflow over New Zealand on Wednesday.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday / Wednesday

A large anticyclone directs a light northeasterly airflow over New Zealand today and tomorrow.


Tuesday's national forecast

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A large anticyclone directs a light northeasterly airflow over New Zealand today.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty