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Friday night’s national forecast

Southwesterlies ease over the country tonight, showers for eastern parts of the country north of Banks Peninsula ease overnight too.

Auckland & Northland
Some thin high cloud breaking away overnight, southwesterlies ease. Northland sees periods of cloud and the odd shower, easing overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 8-10

Bay Of Plenty

Areas of high cloud break away overnight, southwesterlies.
Tonight’s Low: 5

Waikato & Central North Island

Areas of cloud break overnight, about the Central Plateau expect the odd
shower which eases overnight, snow flurries above 1000m.
Tonight’s Lows: 2-3

Eastern North Island

Showers about the Wairarapa and coastal areas further north ease overnight.
Towards dawn showers may push into Gisborne more. Southwesterly winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 5-6

Western North Island

South of Wanganui expect occasional showers then easing overnight,
southwesterly winds. Further north cloud breaks away later this evening,
southwesterlies ease overnight also.
Tonight’s Lows: 3-6


Cloudy areas with gusty southerlies easing overnight, showers about eastern
parts of the Wellington region ease overnight.
Tonight’s Low: 7-8


Any remaining cloud clears this evening, light southwesterlies.
Tonight’s Low: 1


Areas of cloud break away overnight, southwesterlies ease.
Tonight’s Lows: 1-2


Clear skies about South Canterbury, cloud further north slowly breaks away
overnight. Southwesterlies ease.
Tonight’s Lows: 0-2

West Coast

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

Coastal Otago

Cloud breaks away overnight, breezy southwesterlies gradually ease.
Tonight’s Low: 6

Central Otago

Any remaining cloud breaks away this evening, light south to southwesterly
Tonight’s Lows: -2- -1


Cloudy periods with brisk westerlies, easing this evening. Chance of a
shower about otherwise dry.
Tonight’s Lows: 6-7

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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