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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.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday

A low pressure system just west of the South Island on Thursday slowly rotates a front onto the western side of the country during the afternoon and evening.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday / Thursday

A northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today with a few showers or some rain in the west, mainly dry in the east. A low pressure system just west of the South Island on Thursday slowly rotates a front onto the western side of the country during the afternoon and evening.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday

A northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand on Wednesday with a few showers or some rain in the west, mainly dry in the east.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday / Wednesday

A front moves northwards over the upper South Island this morning then pushes onto the western North Island late afternoon / evening. Winds from the north ahead of the front and changing west to northwest in behind. A northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand on Wednesday with a few showers or some rain in the west, mainly dry in the east.