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InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday / Wednesday

A westerly quarter airflow lies over the country today. A ridge hangs over New Zealand on Wednesday bringing mainly settled weather, a few showers about however mainly for Auckland northwards and Fiordland.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday

A westerly quarter airflow lies over the country on Tuesday.

A shower or two for western parts of the country on Tuesday, sunnier and drier in the east. A touch of high cloud for the lower South Island from afternoon.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Monday / Tuesday

A northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today with a front clearing eastern regions this morning and moving eastwards. A westerly quarter airflow continues on Tuesday.

Showers for most western regions today, some sun at times for the western North Island. Sunnier conditions along the eastern side of New Zealand after morning rain clears away.


Monday's weather outlook

A northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand on Monday with a front clearing eastern regions in the morning and moving eastwards.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Saturday / Sunday

An east to northeasterly airflow gradually increases over New Zealand Saturday as a large low pressure system churns away in the Tasman Sea. A gusty northeasterly airflow covers the country on Sunday with a front just to the west and also covering Northland.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday / Saturday

A ridge lies over the North Island today extending out from an anticyclone east of the North Island, meanwhile a light northwesterly airflow gradually develops further south. An east to northeasterly airflow gradually increases over New Zealand Saturday as a large low pressure system churns away in the Tasman Sea.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday

A ridge lies over the North Island on Friday extending out from an anticyclone east of the North Island, meanwhile a light northwesterly airflow gradually develops further south.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday / Friday

An anticyclone quickly pushes onto New Zealand today moving in from the west. A ridge lies over the North Island on Friday extending out from an anticyclone east of the North Island, meanwhile a light northwesterly airflow gradually develops further south.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday

An anticyclone quickly pushes onto New Zealand on Thursday moving in from the west.

A mix of sun and cloud for the upper North Island on Thursday, a few showers affect the east coast and western areas south of Taranaki for a time associated with a weak front moving over the area.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday / Thursday

A westerly airflow lies over New Zealand today, later in the afternoon or evening a very cold but brief southwest change moves onto the lower South Island then moving northwards overnight. An anticyclone quickly pushes onto New Zealand on Thursday moving in from the west.