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Friday’s national forecast

A north to northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, a front in the west weakens this morning.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny spells, chance of an isolated shower otherwise mainly dry. North to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 21-24

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Some morning patchy rain then sunny areas increase from afternoon, north to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 19-24

Eastern North Island
Any morning high cloud clears then sunny with north to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 24-27

Mostly cloudy, a few spits or showers (especially morning). Gusty north to northwesterly winds.
High: 18

Marlborough & Nelson
Some morning rain, the odd spot may spread into Marlborough then drying out in the afternoon with some sun breaking through. Breezy north to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 20-24

Mostly sunny with some high cloud, north to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 24-26

West Coast
Morning rain and thunderstorms ease to the odd shower, sun may break through at times from midday otherwise fairly cloudy. Northerly winds.
Highs: 17-20

Southland & Otago
Any early rain clears then mostly sunny with some high cloud possible, overnight rain. North to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 19-23

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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