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Friday night’s national forecast

An anticyclone lies in the Tasman Sea with a west to southwest airflow currently over the country, conditions are fairly settled although there is a bit of cloud about, mainly in the west.

Bay Of Islands
A few areas of cloud break away this evening, low risk of a shower any of
which clear too. Light winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 13

Auckland & Northland

Clear with a few clouds about, southwesterly winds ease later this evening.
Winds about eastern Northland will generally be light. Cloud builds a little
from the west overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 11-14

Central North Island, Lake Taupo,
Waikato & Bay Of Plenty

Mainly clear with a few clouds about, west to southwest breezes ease later
this evening. Light winds overnight. North to northwesterly winds about the Bay
Of Plenty ease later this evening.
Tonight’s Lows: 8-13

Eastern North Island

Sea breezes ease this evening, mainly clear skies.
Tonight’s Lows: 12-13

Western North Island

Mainly clear skies this evening with westerly breezes easing later, there
may be some cloud overnight. Winds remain from the WSW overnight for
Tonight’s Lows: 11-13


Generally clear skies, some late cloud possible as northerlies ease. Low
risk of a shower around midnight with winds tending southerly.
Tonight’s Low: 13

Nelson & Kaiteriteri

Mainly clear skies overnight, northerly winds ease this evening. Any
isolated showers in the ranges to the east of Nelson (behind Nelson) clearing
this evening.
Tonight’s Lows: 13-14


Clear areas and some cloud, chance of an isolated shower or two this
evening (especially inland) then clearing. East to northeast winds ease
Tonight’s Lows: 12-13


Some cloud with easterly quarter winds easing this evening, light winds
overnight. Isolated showers about inland North Canterbury clearing this
Tonight’s Lows: 11-12

West Coast

Cloudy periods with southwesterly breezes, chance of a light shower
otherwise mainly dry.
Tonight’s Lows: 12-13

Coastal Otago

Cloudy areas decreasing a little overnight, brisk WSW winds ease.
Tonight’s Lows: 10-11


Clear areas and some cloud, cloud more likely in the south
and east. South to southwesterly breezes ease overnight.

Tonight’s Lows: 8-9


Cloudy with the odd shower clearing around midnight, westerly winds.
Tonight’s Low: 10

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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