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InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday / Thursday

A front sweeps northwards over New Zealand today bringing rain or showers to most regions for a time, heavy in the west. A westerly quarter airflow lies over New Zealand on Thursday, moving around a high sitting in the north Tasman Sea. Around midday a front moves onto the lower South Island.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday

A front sweeps northwards over New Zealand on Wednesday bringing rain or showers to most regions for a time, heavy in the west.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday / Wednesday

A weak ridge of high pressure lies over the North Island today while northerlies build for the South Island, a front pushes onto the West Coast in the evening. This front sweeps northwards over New Zealand on Wednesday bringing rain or showers to most regions for a time, heavy in the west.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday

A weak ridge of high pressure lies over the North Island on Tuesday while northerlies build for the South Island, a front pushes onto the West Coast in the evening.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Monday / Tuesday

A series of fronts and low pressure weakens over New Zealand today especially for the North Island. A weak ridge of high pressure lies over the North Island on Tuesday while northerlies build for the South Island, a front pushes onto the West Coast in the evening.


Monday's weather outlook

A series of fronts and low pressure weakens over New Zealand on Monday especially for the North Island.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Saturday / Sunday

A large high is centred off to the southeast of the South Island on Saturday and Sunday directing in an easterly quarter airflow over the country. Within this airflow is an occluded front which affects eastern parts of both islands.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday / Saturday

A broad but weak low pressure system lies over New Zealand today, a front associated with this low gradually moves from west to east over the North Island during the day. A large high is centred off to the southeast of the South Island on Saturday directing in an easterly quarter airflow over the country.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday

A broad but weak low pressure system lies over New Zealand on Friday, a front associated with this low gradually moves from west to east over the North Island during the day.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday / Friday

A low pressure system just west of the South Island today slowly rotates a front onto the West Coast of the South Island this afternoon then the west of the North Island overnight. A broad but weak low pressure system lies over New Zealand on Friday, a front associated with this low gradually moves from west to east over the North Island during the day.