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InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Monday

A weak area of low pressure lies to the east of the North Island on Monday while a weak ridge pushes onto the South Island.

A mix of cloud and sunny spells for much of the North Island, showers at times too. Showers may become heavy in the east during the afternoon then easing away in the evening. Winds generally from the west or southwest, tending more southerly about the lower half of the Island.

The South Island sees morning cloud break to sunny spells, winds are generally light. A mainly sunny day for the West Coast, perhaps a touch of high cloud about South Westland. In the afternoon cloud thickens up about Southland with the odd shower moving in with a southwest change, the odd shower moving into Otago in the evening.

Blue – Heavy form of precipitation.
Purple – Strong winds.
Yellow – Temperatures around the mid 20 degree mark or over.

Not all regions and towns have been mentioned above. For specific 10 day information for your city, town, rural community or island please see the 1500 forecasts on our homepage!

– Aaron Wilkinson,


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