Today a low moves towards the upper North Island from the Tasman Sea, while the rest of the country sees a southerly airflow tending easterly about the lower South Island. Southerlies continue for most on Wednesday although winds tend more southeast about the upper North Island as a low moves eastwards. Southerlies cover much of the country on Thursday.
Blue – Rain affects Northland and Auckland from late afternoon, with the chance of a few heavy falls which ease later in the evening / overnight. Rain overnight about the Bay Of Plenty has a greater chance of heavy falls.
Purple – Southeasterly winds become gusty overnight about the Coromandel, especially in the east.
Blue – Early heavy rain eases about the Bay Of Plenty. Rain about Gisborne / East Cape may be heavy at times for much of the day.
Purple – Southeasterly winds about the Coromandel may be gusty / strong during the day then easing in the evening.
No weather of interest to note down, fairly cloudy in the east and sunnier conditions in the west.
– Please note, the idea behind this update is to focus on the main weather highlights, which is why not all regions are mentioned.
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– Aaron Wilkinson, WeatherWatch.co.nz