Dark Blue: Heavy rain overnight in Northland into Wednesday morning
A break in the wet weather on Tuesday, as a low approaches from the Tasman Sea, while most of the country will see showers at some point during the day – mostly clearing early showers in the South Island.
Dark Blue: Heavy falls at times over the upper, eastern and lower North Island – mainly late in the day
Purple: Strong northeast winds for the northeastern corner of the country
White: A frosty start for the inner South Island
A low pressure system moves closer to the North Island on Wednesday, bringing a wet east to northeasterly airflow – some heavy rain and strong winds.
Dark Blue: Heavy rain at times for the East Coast and southern North Island
Purple: Strong southeast winds for the lower half of the North Island and Cook Strait
Rain for the lower North Island and East Coast eases in the afternoon, although southeasterly winds crank up after midday over the North Island, with brisk to strong winds developing.
Coastal areas feel the winds strongest – especially around Cook Strait and Taranaki.
– 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 & Drew Chappell, WeatherWatch.co.nz