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Friday night’s national forecast

A ridge brings mainly settled weather to the North Island tonight, cold though with frosts developing for many sheltered spots. Cloud along the east coast breaks up a little overnight. Over the South Island there is a light southwesterly airflow, most places are dry but there are showers about outer parts of Banks Peninsula and also in South Canterbury / North Otago.

Clear spells and some cloud, increasing overnight. Light winds tend northeasterly overnight. Rain moves into upper parts of Northland towards dawn tomorrow.
Tonight’s Lows: 4-6


Mainly clear skies with light winds, a few whiffs of high cloud possible
overnight. Frosts in sheltered areas.
Tonight’s Low: 1-2

Bay Of Plenty

Clear skies with light winds.
Tonight’s Low: 2

Waikato & Central North Island

Mainly clear skies with light winds, some cloud about southern and eastern
parts of the Central North Island.
Tonight’s Lows: -3- -2

Eastern North Island

Cloudy areas breaking up a little overnight, any showers about northern
Hawkes Bay / southern Gisborne clearing this evening. Southwesterlies
Tonight’s Lows: 1-3


Mainly clear skies with southeasterly winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 0-2

Western North Island

Clear spells, some cloud at times. Light winds.
Tonight’s Low: -1


Cloudy periods with southerly winds, chance of a light shower otherwise
Tonight’s Low: 5

Marlborough & Nelson

Mainly clear skies with light winds.
Tonight’s Lows: -2- -1


Mostly cloudy with light winds. Showers about outer parts of Banks
Peninsula and also south of Ashburton / South Canterbury. A few snow flurries
down to 400m where showers fall.
Tonight’s Lows: 1-3

West Coast

Clear areas, some cloudy spells, a few showers Greymouth northwards
clearing this evening. Light winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 1-3

Coastal Otago

Areas of cloud increase from this evening, the odd drizzle patch overnight.
A few light snow flurries to 700m. Light east to northeast winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 5

Central Otago

Clear areas and some high cloud, thickening a little in the northeast
overnight. Light winds.
Tonight’s Lows: -5- -4


Mainly clear skies although a few areas of high cloud move in, light
Tonight’s Lows: -2- -1

Homepage image / Zelda Wynn 

By Westher Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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