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Friday night’s national forecast

An anticyclone covers the upper North Island tonight bringing mainly settled weather. Elsewhere has a gentle north to northwesterly airflow. While settled there will be plenty of cloud about some South Island areas.

Auckland & Northland
Clear areas and some cloud, southwesterlies ease this evening. Light winds overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 11-13

Bay Of Plenty, Waikato & Central North Island

Clear skies, west to southwest winds ease this evening. Northerlies ease about the Bay Of Plenty. Expect some cloud about western Waikato near the coast.
Tonight’s Lows: 7-12

Eastern North Island

Mainly clear skies with southerly winds easing, cloud about Gisborne clears this evening.
Tonight’s Lows: 10-11

Western North Island

Mainly clear skies, easterlies ease this evening. Light winds overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 11-12


Areas of cloud with northerly winds.
Tonight’s Low: 14


Cloudy areas with northerlies easing this evening.
Tonight’s Lows: 12-13


Mainly clear with some high cloud, northeasterlies ease this evening.
Tonight’s Low: 11


Skies becoming mostly cloudy for all this evening, easterly winds ease.
Tonight’s Lows: 12

West Coast

Mostly cloudy with Light winds, chance of a drizzle patch (mainly about Fiordland).
Tonight’s Lows: 11-12

Coastal Otago

Mostly cloudy with light easterlies.
Tonight’s Low: 12

Central Otago

High cloud with light winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 8-9


Mostly cloudy with westerly winds easing this evening.
Tonight’s Lows: 10

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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