Mainly settled and hot weather continues on Wednesday due to a large anticyclone.
Sunny with light winds in the morning for the upper North Island, afternoon sea breezes although easterly winds dominate for Northland. Some cloud in the afternoon for some inland areas. Sunny and hot for the lower western North Island (warmest temperatures inland), light winds in the morning then afternoon sea breezes
Morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather along the east coast, morning southerlies then afternoon easterlies. Sunny spells in Wellington with southeasterly winds.
Mostly sunny for the top of the South Island with easterly winds for Marlborough, northerlies in Nelson. Cloudy areas and occasional sun in Canterbury, parts of North Canterbury may see a fair amount of sun through till midday bringing in some warmer temperatures. East to northeasterly winds.
Morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather along the east coast, light winds in the morning then afternoon sea breezes. Warmest temperatures about inland Buller. Morning cloud breaks to sunny spells about Southland and Central Otago, isolated showers possible in the afternoon / evening for inland areas. Coastal Otago has a fairly cloudy day. Light winds in the morning then afternoon sea breezes.
Blue – Heavy form of precipitation – or – low temperatures, typically below 1 to 2 degrees celsius.
White – Snow
Purple – Strong winds.
Yellow – Temperatures around the mid 20 degree mark or over.
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– Aaron Wilkinson, WeatherWatch.co.nz