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Friday night’s national forecast

A front moves over the North Island tonight bringing a narrow band of rain and a southwesterly wind change. For the South Island expect cool conditions for inland areas overnight as winds ease.

Clear spells and a few clouds about, cloud increases overnight. Light westerly winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 12-14


Periods of cloud with the odd shower possible, westerly winds. Odd shower possible towards dawn tomorrow.
Tonight’s Lows: 14-15

Bay Of Plenty

Periods of cloud with westerly winds, showers towards dawn tomorrow.
Tonight’s Lows: 14-15

Waikato & Central North Island

Cloudy areas with the odd shower. Rain moves through overnight then
clearing around dawn tomorrow with a southwest change.
Tonight’s Lows: 10-11

Eastern North Island

High cloud thickens this evening with northwesterly winds, a few spots of
rain possible around midnight. Winds change southwest overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 10-11

Western North Island

Rain this evening easing then clearing later, brisk westerlies tend
southwest overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 8-10


Clear spells increasing, strong northerly winds gusting to gale force at
times ease this evening. Winds tend southerly by midnight.
Tonight’s Low: 10


Skies becoming clear this evening, cool southwesterlies ease
Tonight’s Lows: 6-7


Clear skies with southwesterlies tending southerly overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 4-6


Cool southwesterlies this evening for a time brings some cloud then
clearing, light winds overnight and cold temperatures.
Tonight’s Lows: 3-5

West Coast

Remaining showers clear this evening, clear spells then increase.
Southwesterlies ease overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 6-7

Coastal Otago

Showers mostly clearing this evening although the odd one could remain till
overnight, gusty west to southwest winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 8-9

Central Otago

Showers clear this evening, cloud gradually decreases. West to southwest
winds ease overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 3-4


Showers ease this evening, brisk to strong westerly winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 7-8

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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