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Friday’s national forecast – Mainly settled

An anticyclone covers most of New Zealand again today bringing mainly settled weather, winds moving around this high come in as a southeast for the North Island so a few showers can be expected for Hawkes Bay and Gisborne, perhaps Northland too.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny, some cloud late afternoon / evening. The odd shower for Northland. Light winds then afternoon sea breezes. Northland has southeasterlies.
Highs: 23-26

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny, any morning cloud breaks away. Southeasterly winds.
Highs: 19-24

Eastern North Island

Any morning showers clear however Mahia Peninsula northwards the odd shower may hang about during the day. Cloud breaks to afternoon sunny spells, south to southeasterly winds die out later in the day.
Highs: 19-21


Morning cloud then sunny spells increase, southeasterly winds die out later in the day.
Highs: 18-22

Marlborough & Nelson

Morning cloud then sunny spells, easterly winds. Afternoon northerlies for Nelson.
Highs: 18-20


Morning low cloud (fog inland) then sunny spells break through by midday, cloud may thicken up again for inland areas mid to late afternoon before breaking away later on. Breezy east to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 18-24

West Coast
Sunny spells, morning fog for Buller. Light winds tend west to southwest in the afternoon. Overnight showers for Fiordland.
Highs: 20-24

Southland & Otago
Morning low cloud or fog then mostly sunny, cloud may thicken up again later in the day especially inland. Light winds tend onshore in the afternoon. Overnight southwesterlies bring showers into Southland.
Highs: 20-26


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