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Friday night’s national forecast

A ridge brings settled weather to the North Island and upper South Island tonight, for the lower half of the South Island a weakening front moves in from the southwest.

Auckland & Northland
Mainly clear skies with sea breezes easing this evening, light winds overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 12-13

Central North Island, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty

Mainly clear skies with light winds. Westerlies about the Waikato ease and
northerlies about the Bay Of Plenty ease.
Tonight’s Lows: 8-13

Eastern North Island

Clear skies with east to northeast breezes easing this evening.
Tonight’s Lows: 10-11

Western North Island

Mainly clear skies, westerly breezes ease this evening.
Tonight’s Low: 12


Mainly clear skies, northerly winds.
Tonight’s Low: 14


Mainly clear skies, northerlies ease this evening.
Tonight’s Lows: 11-12


Clear skies, easterlies tend northwest this evening then ease.
Tonight’s Low: 9


Areas of high cloud with easterlies easing this evening about the coast.
Winds change southwest overnight with some cloud moving into South and Mid
Canterbury. Chance of a light shower or drizzle patch about South Canterbury
towards dawn tomorrow.
Tonight’s Low: 11

West Coast

Rain about Fiordland moving north in the form of showers overnight into
South Westland, areas of cloud further north with light winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 10-11

Coastal Otago

High cloud increasing, the odd shower later and overnight with
northeasterlies tending southwest.
Tonight’s Lows: 10-11

Central Otago

Patchy showers, easing overnight. Southwesterly winds.
Tonight’s Low: 10


Showers clearing overnight, cloudy with westerly winds.
Tonight’s Low: 10

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By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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