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InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday / Wednesday

A northwesterly airflow lies over the country today, a cold front pushes onto the lower South Island this morning then slowly moving northwards reaching the lower North Island overnight. A west to southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand on Wednesday, becoming unstable for the eastern South Island in the afternoon.


Tuesday's national forecast

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A northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, a cold front pushes onto the lower South Island this morning slowly moving northwards reaching the lower North Island overnight.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud, west to southwesterly winds.
Highs: 19-21


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday

A northwesterly airflow lies over the country on Tuesday, a cold front pushes onto the lower South Island during the morning then slowly moving northwards reaching the lower North Island overnight.


VIDEO: Many places learning drier than normal, but not the West Coast

Heavy rain off and on for the West Coast and some Australia smoke in our skies, otherwise many places have a fairly dry and average week ahead.

There will be a slight cool down around Wednesday and Thursday but by Friday and the weekend many places are back to sub-tropical winds - or a nor’west flow from Australia.


WeatherWatch signs deal with Vector 

Private forecaster WeatherWatch.co.nz has signed a deal with Vector to continue providing its electricity distribution business with advanced weather forecasting.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Monday / Tuesday

A series of cold fronts moves over New Zealand today bringing wet weather to most regions for a time. A northwesterly airflow lies over the country on Tuesday, a cold front pushes onto the lower South Island during the morning then slowly moving northwards reaching the lower North Island overnight.


Monday's national forecast

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A series of cold fronts moves over New Zealand today bringing wet weather to most regions for a time.


Monday's weather outlook

A series of cold fronts moves over New Zealand on Monday bringing wet weather to most regions for a time.


Sunday's national forecast - Fairly mild across the country

Most regions across New Zealand are warmer than normal today thanks to sub-tropical winds over the North Island and west to north west winds over much of the South Island.


Saturday's national forecast

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Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Some cloud, a few showers, especially afternoon then clearing in the evening. West to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 20-23

Western North Island (including Central North Island)