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Friday’s national forecast – Front moves onto the South Island (+8 maps)

A front moves onto the South Island today in a northwesterly airflow, expect very heavy rain for the West Coast. A few showers for the western North Island also, mainly dry in the east.

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

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Areas of cloud and some sun at times, chance of a shower or two also especially about the Waikato and Northland. Northwesterly winds.
Highs: 16-17

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly cloudy with a shower or two, northwesterly winds.
Highs: 11-16

Eastern North Island

Sunny areas and some high cloud, northwesterly winds, breezy about Wairarapa.
Highs: 16-18


Mostly cloudy, chance of a shower or two, mainly about Upper Hutt. Strong northwesterlies, gusting to gale through Cook Strait.
Highs: 15

Marlborough & Nelson

High cloud, some sun may break through at times. Overnight spits of rain. Northwesterlies becoming gusty in the afternoon.
Highs: 14-16


High cloud, showers develop in the high country from afternoon spreading off the Main Divide. In the evening and overnight rain may be heavy about the high country. North to northwesterly winds, possibly gusty about North Canterbury from afternoon.
Highs: 13-16

West Coast

Cloudy with showers, heavy rain about South Westland spreads into North Westland later in the afternoon. Northwesterlies.
Highs: 13-15

Southland & Otago
Mostly cloudy. Rain develops in the morning for Southland, also expect rain about the Lakes District with heavy falls in the west. Other parts of Otago may see some rain for a time, mainly later in the day. North to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 12-15

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