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InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday

A westerly airflow lies over New Zealand on Wednesday, later in the afternoon or evening a very cold but brief southwest change moves onto the lower South Island then moving northwards overnight.

A few showers for the western North Island on Wednesday, mainly from afternoon, drier and sunnier in the east.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday / Wednesday

New Zealand lies under a southwesterly airflow today, potentially unstable this morning for the North Island especially in the west. A westerly airflow lies over New Zealand on Wednesday, later in the afternoon or evening a very cold but brief southwest change moves onto the lower South Island then moving northwards overnight.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday

New Zealand lies under a southwesterly airflow on Tuesday, potentially unstable in the morning for the North Island especially in the west.

Still quite unstable for the western North Island on Tuesday morning, gradually easing from afternoon. A few showers affect the east coast with a southwest change.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Monday / Tuesday

An unsettled westerly quarter airflow brings wet weather in the west today with drier conditions out east, however a small low sitting east of the South Island encourages a southwest change to push northwards bringing rain or showers through into Canterbury by evening. New Zealand lies under a southwesterly airflow on Tuesday, potentially unstable in the morning for the


Monday's weather outlook

An unsettled westerly quarter airflow brings wet weather in the west on Monday with drier conditions out east, however a small low sitting east of the South Island encourages a southwest change to push northwards bringing rain or showers through into Canterbury by evening.


2 x InfoGraphics explaining NZ's weather over Sunday and Monday

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A cold front lies around Central NZ and is slowly moving northwards for Sunday - it will clear the North Island by dawn Monday.

Windiest weather today is over the upper South Island / Central New Zealand and the lower/eastern North Island - and will slowly move northwards. 


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Saturday / Sunday

A strong northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand on Saturday, a cold front moves northwards over the South Island during the day reaching the lower North Island in the evening. This front slowly moves northwards over the North Island on Sunday, mainly towards evening.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday / Saturday

A northwesterly airflow lies over most of New Zealand today, strengthening overnight. The upper North Island has a ridge of high pressure. A strong northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand on Saturday, a cold front moves northwards over the South Island during the day reaching the lower North Island in the evening.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday

A northwesterly airflow lies over most of New Zealand on Friday, strengthening overnight. The upper North Island has a ridge of high pressure.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday / Friday

A northwesterly airflow slowly builds over the South Island during today while a ridge of high pressure lies further north. A northwesterly airflow lies over most of New Zealand on Friday, strengthening overnight. The upper North Island has a ridge of high pressure.