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Friday night’s national forecast

An east to northeast airflow lies over the country tonight inbetween a low pressure system to the north of the New Zealand and an anticyclone to the south. Some western parts of the North Island and the whole West Coast of the South Island remain dry although there is plenty of high cloud. In the east expect rain or drizzle for most.

Rain with heavy falls at times easing to showers overnight, gusty easterlies ease too.
Low tonight: 13

Cloudy with the odd shower possible, rain moves in overnight. Brisk east to southeast winds.
Low tonight: 13

Bay Of Plenty
The odd shower turning to rain overnight, rain mainly about western Bay Of Plenty. Brisk easterly winds.
Lows tonight: 11-12

Brief rain at times, long dry spells too. Brisk easterly winds.
Lows tonight: 10-11

Central North Island
Cloudy with the odd shower later in the night, easterly winds.
Low tonight: 9

Eastern North Island
Rain, with easterly breezes. Rain could become heavy about Gisborne.
Low tonight: 10

Western North Island
High cloud with east to southeast winds, there could be a shower or two later in the night.
Low tonight: 10-11

Cloudy with southeasterlies, the odd shower is possible mainly in the east.
Lows tonight: 10-11

Mostly cloudy with east to southeast breezes.
Lows tonight: 7-8

Drizzle patches develop this evening, east to southeast breezes. There may be some rain on the coast south of Clifford Bay overnight.
Low tonight: 7-8

Cloudy, drizzle patches becoming a little more widespread overnight. East to northeast breezes.
Low tonight: 6

West Coast
High cloud with light winds, some rain moves into Fiordland around dawn tomorrow morning.
Lows tonight: 6-8

Coastal Otago
Cloudy with drizzle, breezy northeasterlies.
Low tonight: 7

Central Otago
High cloud with light winds tending northerly, could be a spot of rain towards dawn tomorrow.
Low tonight: 1-2

High cloud with northeast breezes.
Lows tonight: 3-4

Homepage image / Brendan Pratt


Zelda Wynn on 2/08/2013 6:10am

High above in SE Auckland skies there were some pale orange sunset clouds,flocks of birds migrating and birds singing in tree tops in New Lynn.

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