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Friday’s national forecast

Fairly settled over most of New Zealand today due to a large anticyclone. A south to southeasterly airflow moving around this high gradually eases over the North Island.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud, areas of cloud may be thicker at times especially in the west. Light winds.
Highs: 16-19

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny, there may be some cloud from afternoon as light winds tend southeast (more so about the ranges to the east).
Highs: 13-17

Eastern North Island
Cloudy areas develop this morning with southerly winds, a light shower or drizzle patch moves in.
Highs: 14-16

Areas of cloud develops this morning, chance of a shower otherwise mainly dry. South to southeasterly winds.
High: 13

Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny, afternoon easterly winds for Marlborough. Winds tend northerly in the afternoon for Nelson.
Highs: 15-16

Morning cloud then mostly sunny this afternoon near the coast, inland areas may see cloud hang around for much of the day. Afternoon easterly winds.
Highs: 14

West Coast
A mix of sun and cloud with west to southwesterly winds.
Highs: 14-16

Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny after any morning cloud clears for Southland and Central Otago, westerlies. Coastal Otago has a mix of sun and cloud with southwesterlies.
Highs: 13-17

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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