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InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday / Saturday

A southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today and Saturday, a weak front within this flow quickly moves northwards over the South Island on Saturday morning then the North Island from afternoon.

Showers for Southland, along the east coast’s of both Islands and perhaps at times for Auckland and Northland today. Mostly sunny conditions for the West Coast of the South Island and perhaps Waikato / Bay Of Plenty.

A shower or two for the western North Island on Saturday, mainly Waikato through to Northland. Drier elsewhere however a shower or two may move into Wairarapa in the afternoon along the east coast and perhaps further north in the evening. Early morning showers clear Southland / Otago then sunny areas increase, only the chance of brief shower moving through Canterbury around midday. Mostly sunny about Nelson / Marlborough and the West Coast, Buller however sees a shower or two from afternoon.

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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