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InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday / Wednesday

A slack pressure gradient lies over New Zealand today although there is some shower activity about especially for the eastern North Island. A similar situation continues on Wednesday.

A shower or two for Northland and perhaps Auckland north of the CBD today, expect long dry periods too. Cloud builds with showers moving into eastern areas, in the middle from Bay Of Plenty through to Taranaki and Manawatu expect mostly sunny conditions after any morning fog clears. A patchy light shower or two for the upper South Island, also perhaps about inland Canterbury at times. Conditions are mainly sunny about South Westland, Southland and perhaps parts of Otago mainly inland.

Sunny spells for the western North Island on Wednesday, perhaps an isolated shower or two about also otherwise mainly dry. In the east expect patchy rain or showers / drizzle. Looking a bit brighter for the South Island however there will be some cloud in the northeast and in the west.

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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