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Friday’s national forecast

A southwesterly airflow continues over the country today which will finally ease away on Sunday, a fast moving front moves over the South Island this morning then onto the North Island this afternoon and evening.

Periods of cloud with occasional showers, especially in the west. Brisk southwesterly winds.
Highs: 14-15


Occasional showers, especially midday onwards. Brisk southwesterly
High: 14

Bay Of Plenty

Sunny areas with southwest winds, freshening for a time in the afternoon
bringing the chance of a shower, mainly in the west of the district.
High: 14

Waikato & Central North Island

Sunny spells with southwesterly winds, freshening in the afternoon bringing
the chance of a brief shower or two especially about southern parts of the
Central North Island and the Waikato.
Highs: 11-13

Eastern North Island

Sunny at first, southwesterlies freshen around midday bringing periods of
cloud. Chance of a late evening shower, mainly coastal.
High: 14


Southwesterlies freshen from morning, a mix of sunny and cloudy spells.
Southwesterlies ease in the evening.
High: 14

Western North Island

Periods of cloud, a few sunny spells too. A few brief afternoon showers
move through as northwesterlies change southwest.
High: 13


Sunny at first, southerlies freshen around midday with increasing cloud.
Chance of an evening shower.
High: 11


Sunny with light winds in the morning, southwesterlies freshen
High: 14


Sunny with light winds in the morning, southwesterlies freshen
High: 14


Sunny first thing with light winds, late morning southwesterlies freshen
bringing cloudy periods and the risk of a shower or two mainly coastal. Any
showers then clear in the evening.
High: 11

West Coast

Chance of an early shower then becoming mostly sunny, southwesterly
High: 11

Coastal Otago

Morning showers clear then expect cloudy periods, brisk southwesterlies
ease late afternoon.
High: 10

Central Otago

Early morning showers clear then becoming mostly sunny around midday, light
southwesterlies tend westerly in the afternoon.
Highs: 6-7


Showers clear by midday then sunny spells break through in the afternoon as
southwesterlies tend westerly.
High: 9

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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