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Friday night’s national forecast

A weakening ridge lies over the North Island tonight bringing mainly settled weather Auckland southwards although Wellington is fairly cloudy. Northland can expect cloudy spells and showers now and then. For the South Island expect rain in the west, patchy showers or drizzle out east clears by midnight.

Cloudy areas with northeasterly winds, a few showers about.
Tonight’s Lows: 10-11


Periods of cloud with northeasterly winds, chance of a shower or two north
of the CBD.
Tonight’s Low: 11

Bay Of Plenty

Cloudy periods with light northeasterlies, chance of a drizzle patch
otherwise dry.
Tonight’s Lows: 10-11

Waikato & Central North Island

Periods of cloud with light northeasterlies, chance of some fog about
overnight where skies are clearer this evening.
Tonight’s Lows: 5-7

Eastern North Island

Mainly clear skies with light winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 5-7

Western North Island

Clear spells with light northerly winds, cloud a bit thicker about Taranaki
with the chance of a shower or two
Tonight’s Lows: 6-10


Cloudy spells with northerly winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 11-12


Periods of cloud with light winds.
Tonight’s Low: 9


Mainly clear with some high cloud, light west to northwest winds.
Tonight’s Low: 7


Mostly cloudy with a few drizzle patches south of about Christchurch, some
rain for parts of South Canterbury then mostly clearing around midnight. Light
Tonight’s Low: 7

West Coast

Cloudy with rain, mainly south of about Westport. Light
Tonight’s Lows: 9-10

Coastal Otago

Cloudy with drizzle patches clearing this evening. Light
Tonight’s Low: 6

Central Otago

Periods of cloud with light winds, chance of a light shower or two. Clear
spells about southern parts of the district however this brings a risk of fog
during the night.
Tonight’s Lows: 3-5


Clear spells, chance of some fog. Light winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 3-4

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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