A ridge of high pressure brings mainly settled conditions across New Zealand today, then on Thursday a northwesterly airflow builds before a front moves over the country on Friday.
A mainly settled day across New Zealand, however, there is the chance of some fog this morning about inland parts of the North Island – mainly the Waikato and Central North Island.
Blue – Heavy rain moves onto South Westland in the evening, then spreads northwards overnight.
Purple – Northwesterly winds become strong about the Cook Strait area from afternoon, with winds gusting to gale at times. Northeasterlies become strong about coastal Fiordland from afternoon, then ease in the evening.
A chance of fog once again first thing in the morning for inland parts of the North Island.
Purple – Strong northwesterly winds through the Cook Strait area ease away in the afternoon.
– Please note, the idea behind this update is to focus on the main weather highlights, which is why not all regions are mentioned.
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– Aaron Wilkinson, WeatherWatch.co.nz