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Friday’s national forecast – It’s another warm one (+6 Maps)

High pressure continues to cover NZ with the centre just off the Taranaki coastline.

A mild sub-tropical flow will move in to the South Island prompting some rain in Fiordland, some drizzle on the West Coast and spiking temperatures 8 degrees above normal once again through inland parts of most South Island regions.

The North Island has mostly light winds, dry weather and a few cloudy areas.

To drill down deeper, please see your LOCAL HOURLY forecasts.

Here are the regional forecasts for Friday…

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloudy with light winds, mainly from the north east. Sea breezes too.
Highs: 22-27

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A mix of sun and cloudy with light variable winds. Sea breezes
Highs: 20-25

Eastern North Island
North to north east winds brings a mix of sun and cloud. Inland areas look warmest.
Highs: 20 – 28

Northerlies return bringing a mix of sun and cloud.
High: 21

Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly Sunny with northerly quarter winds. Hot inland.
Highs: 23 – 30

A hot day with a mix of sun and cloud with northerly quarter winds.
Highs: 21 – 32

West Coast
Fairly cloudy with a few light showers or drizzle patches, otherwise dry. Nor’West breezes.
Highs: 18 – 24

Southland & Otago
Quite cloudy at times but sunny spells more likely in Central Otago. Northerly quarter winds. Dry or mainly dry.
Highs: 18-27



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