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Saturday's national forecast

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Upper North Island- A mix of sun and clouds for Northland.  Mainly sunny skies to start the day in Auckland, but a few afternoon clouds will bubble up.  Light winds.  Highs 23-25


Weekend shaping up nicely for most

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As long as you are not hoping for rain, you are likely to be happy with the outlook for this weekend.  If you are hoping for rain, like many people around Hawkes Bay, you’re going to have to wait a bit longer.

That’s not to say there will be no rain anywhere in New Zealand this weekend.


A windy day for parts of the SI and lower NI

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Deepening low pressure to our south and a ridge of high pressure to our north have set the stage for a rather windy day for southern parts of both islands, as well as the Canterbury high country  and Marlborough sounds.


A mostly dry weekend ahead

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Aside from a few chances for rain for the Mainland, precipitation looks pretty absent from the country’s forecast for the upcoming weekend.


VIDEO- Keeping an eye on the tropics

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As a large high remains draped across New Zealand it's now producing a few heat showers in the afternoons. But it's in the tropics where all the action is happening - a potential tropical cyclone may directly hit Fiji on Sunday and Monday. We track it's progress including any risks to New Zealand.


Thunderstorm risk looms for some inland areas

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Heat-driven showers and thunderstorms could pop up this afternoon across parts of both islands.  Isolated, but slow-moving, these cells could produce significant rainfall.


Computers to predict sea pollution

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Auckland Council scientists are developing a computer model that will predict, for beach swimmers, the amount of sewage pollution on any given day.


VIDEO- Warm days, cool nights on the way

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A large high will this week hover over New Zealand while the first tropical cyclone of the season may be about to form near Fiji this coming weekend.

 


Not everyone will see a dry day

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High pressure centred west of central New Zealand promises to bring a dry and settled day to most of the country.


A settled Sunday

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High pressure over the Tasman Sea will settle in tomorrow, bringing a dry and settle day to all of New Zealand.

A few showers are possible early in the day about Westland and Nelson.  Even a shower or two might be seen over the Bay of Plenty.  But, even if they develop, they should be gone by midday.