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Friday’s national forecast – Dry for most but some rain or showers in the north (+10 maps)

A ridge of high pressure lies over the South Island today meanwhile the North Island can expect a south to southeasterly airflow.

Most regions are dry but Hawkes Bay and Gisborne may see some rain or showers, also Bay Of Plenty through to Northland.

Temperatures in the high teens or early twenties for most, perhaps getting into the mid twenties for some upper North Island regions.

Winds are light to moderate for most although southwesterlies are a bit fresh for coastal parts of the eastern North Island.

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

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Partly cloudy, a few early showers clear Bay Of Plenty. A few isolated showers in the afternoon for Coromandel through to Northland. Light southeasterlies, perhaps tending onshore in the afternoon.
Highs: 23-24

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Any morning cloud clears then sunny, any early rain about the Central North Island Clears. Southeasterly winds.
Highs: 16-21

Eastern North Island

Mostly cloudy, afternoon sunny spells for Wairarapa. Hawkes Bay and Gisborne sees some rain or showers, possibly heavy in the ranges. Southwesterlies.
Highs: 16-19


Early cloud then sunny, southeasterly winds.
Highs: 17-20

Marlborough & Nelson

Morning cloud then sunny, light winds tend easterly in the afternoon for Marlborough, afternoon northerlies for Nelson.
Highs: 18-20


Any early cloud clears then sunny, afternoon easterlies.
Highs: 18-21

West Coast

Sunny, light winds tend west to southwest in the afternoon.
Highs: 20-24

Southland & Otago
Any early cloud clears then sunny, light winds tend onshore in the afternoon.
Highs: 18-22

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