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Friday night’s national forecast

A ridge still mostly lies over the country tonight bringing settled conditions. A front lies across the far south however bringing some rain, and a depression to the northeast of the country offshore brings a southeasterly airflow to the Gisborne area with showers. Isolated showers about the Bay Of Plenty and Central North Island clear this evening too.

Clear spells with light winds tending southeasterly, a few isolated showers clearing this evening.
Tonight’s Lows: 12-14


Mainly clear skies with a few clouds about, light winds.
Tonight’s Low: 13

Bay Of Plenty

Mainly clear skies although a few isolated showers about eastern Bay Of
Plenty may move through into the west for a brief time this evening. Light
Tonight’s Low: 13

Waikato & Central North Island

Mainly clear skies about the Waikato with light winds, chance of overnight
fog. Clear spells and some cloud for the Central North Island, a few isolated
showers in the east clearing this evening.
Tonight’s Lows: 8-10

Eastern North Island

Periods of cloud with easterly breezes, cloud thicker about Gisborne
northwards with the odd shower and southerly winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 11-12

Western North Island

Mainly clear skies, light winds. About Taranaki westerly winds ease this
Tonight’s Lows: 10-11


Mainly clear skies with light northerlies, there may be some cloud move in
Tonight’s Lows: 12-13


Clear skies, light northerlies ease this evening.
Tonight’s Lows: 12


Mainly clear skies, easterlies ease this evening.
Tonight’s Lows: 9


Clear spells, areas of low cloud or fog possible too. Light winds. Some
drizzle may move into South Canterbury by dawn.
Tonight’s Lows: 11-12

West Coast

Rain about Fiordland with the chance of a heavy fall or two then easing
later this evening, cloudy periods further north with the chance of a drizzle
Tonight’s Lows: 12-13

Coastal Otago

Cloudy or becoming cloudy this evening, light winds tend southeasterly. The
odd drizzle patches moves in later this evening, expect some rain about the
Tonight’s Low: 10

Southland & Central Otago

Rain about Southland spreading north this evening, rain eases a little as
it moves north. Southeasterly winds.
Tonight’s Low: 8

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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