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InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Tuesday

A front slowly clears the eastern side of the North Island tomorrow afternoon, meanwhile a low associated with this front moves over the North Island during the day. A ridge lies over the South Island.

For the upper North Island expect areas of cloud and sun, a few showers develop in the morning about Auckland and Northland then ease from afternoon, clearing evening. Winds from the northwest then tending southwest after midday. A mix of sun and cloud for most other regions of the North Island baring the east coast, the odd shower possible with light winds generally tending to the south.

The North Island’s east coast sees showers, some of which may be heavy then easing from afternoon and clearing in the evening.

The South Island has mainly sunny weather with light winds, some high cloud about the lower South Island and morning cloud breaks about Canterbury to mostly sunny conditions. A frosty start for inland areas with temperatures starting out between 0 to -2 degrees celsius for most although some isolated areas may dip down to -4.

Blue – Heavy form of precipitation or cold temperatures, typically below 1 to 2 degrees celsius.
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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