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Friday’s national forecast – Cold SW airflow (+10 maps)

A cold southwesterly airflow continues to lie over New Zealand today.

Showers for many in the west and south of the South Island, in the east is drier in general but a few showers do move through at various times, more details below.

Please refer to your local, hourly, 10 day forecast for more details.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloudy areas with the odd shower, Bay Of Plenty has a mix of sun and cloud. Southwesterly winds.
Highs: 13-15

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy areas and a shower or two, west to southwesterly winds, breezy about Taranaki.
Highs: 6-13

Eastern North Island

A mix of sun and cloud, showers about Wairarapa clear this afternoon. West to southwesterly winds.
Highs: 10-14


Showers clear this afternoon then becoming mostly sunny as southerlies tend northwest.
Highs: 9-11

Marlborough & Nelson

Sunny, showers for Marlborough clear this morning then sun breaks through there. Light winds, southwesterlies for Nelson.
Highs: 9-12


Any early cloud and showers clear then sunny, very frosty to start inland. Later in the evening southwesterlies freshen bringing some cloud and the risk of a coastal shower, mainly for Banks Peninsula and parts of North Canterbury.
Highs: 7-11

West Coast

Cloudy areas and occasional showers for Fiordland, also north of Greymouth and into Buller, South Westland is mainly dry with sunny spells. Southwesterly winds.
Highs: 8-10

Southland & Otago
Showers for Southland and coastal Otago up to about Otago Peninsula with gusty westerlies tending southwest during the afternoon (strong about the coast), snow flurries to 300m later in the day especially in the southeast. Elsewhere has sunny spells then showers late afternoon or evening.
Highs: 6-7

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