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Friday’s national forecast

A ridge brings mainly settled weather to New Zealand today.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Any morning cloud clears then mostly sunny, some morning fog about the Waikato then clearing. Southwesterly winds.
Highs: 19-21

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning cloud, may be a light shower then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Light winds then westerlies after midday.
Highs: 16-19

Eastern North Island

Morning cloud then mostly sunny, a few showers linger about East Cape during the day. Light winds tend east to northeast in the afternoon.
Highs: 18-21


Morning cloud then mostly sunny, north to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 17-18

Marlborough & Nelson

Sunny, light winds.
Highs: 19-21


Mostly sunny, some high cloud mainly later in the day. Light winds tend easterly in the afternoon.
Highs: 17-18

West Coast

Cloudy about Fiordland with a few showers or drizzle patches, sunny spells further north. Westerly quarter winds.
Highs: 15-17

Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with increasing high cloud, a few morning spits possible about Southland with slightly cloudier skies. Northwesterly winds.
Highs: 14-17

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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