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Friday’s national forecast – SE airflow North Island

A southeasterly airflow lies over the North Island today, strong in the northeast. Meanwhile high pressure moves in over the South Island.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Partly cloudy, rain for Coromandel and Bay Of Plenty, Auckland and Northland may have some rain then clearing in the afternoon but perhaps moving back in again later. Waikato could see showers late afternoon or evening also. Southeasterly winds, strong to gale for coastal Bay Of Plenty and eastern Coromandel.
Highs: 18-22

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Any early spits clear then partly cloudy, the Central North Island may see more frequent showers during the day passing over from the east. Southeasterly winds gusty at times especially about the coast.
Highs: 13-22

Eastern North Island

Cloudy with rain or showers, rain for Hawkes Bay and Gisborne looks to be heavy especially later. Fresh to strong southeasterlies, gales possible about the coast especially East Cape.
Highs: 16-18


Morning showers clear then sunny spells increase. Southeasterly winds.
Highs: 16-17

Marlborough & Nelson

A few light showers for Marlborough clear in the morning, afternoon sunny spells may break through. Morning cloud for Nelson breaks to sunny weather. Southeasterly winds.
Highs: 15-18


Cloudy areas, chance of a shower or two then sunny areas increasing from afternoon. East to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 14-15

West Coast

Sunny with light winds.
Highs: 15-19

Southland & Otago
A mix of sun and cloud for Southland, Otago is sunny, a cold start inland. Light winds tend onshore in the afternoon.
Highs: 13-14


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