As a low passes away to the east of New Zealand today a ridge of high pressure starts to move in, this will gradually clear showery conditions out of the way and let in some dry weather / sun.
Apart from the West Coast of the South Island and Southland the rest of New Zealand has had a bit of a wet time lately, finally some dry weather is about to move in.
For the rest of this afternoon and evening the majority of the South Island is looking dry, some rain moves into Fiordland overnight. Winds will be light with temperatures reaching into the low teens for Canterbury this afternoon, mid teens about Nelson and Marlborough.
Most regions around the North Island should be dry this afternoon onwards however a few showers may linger about parts of Taranaki through to Manawatu and across about the Wairarapa, these showers should clear this evening. The warmest temperatures today look to be about Northland, Auckland, Bay Of Plenty, Hawkes Bay and Gisborne getting into the high teens.
Friday sees a front move in from the west so by the end of the day most western regions will see showers or some rain, eastern New Zealand has a mainly dry day with some high cloud. The warmest temperatures will be in the same areas as they are today, Northland through to the Bay Of Plenty and across into Hawkes Bay and Gisborne where high’s get into the high teens.
For the South Island afternoon high’s will be in the mid teens about Nelson and Marlborough. For other regions or towns / cities around New Zealand use our home page’s “search function”. Type in your locality and you can see how the weather is shaping up in the coming days for you.
Image – Thursday 14th June 2018 3:00pm MSLP / Rain map – weathermap.co.nz