A northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, a front within this flow moves onto the lower South Island later this afternoon then gradually moves northwards but weakens. Tuesday sees this weakened front move off the top of the South Island in the morning then onto the lower North Island in the afternoon, westerlies cover the country on Wednesday.
Blue – Rain moves onto South Westland in the afternoon and Southland late afternoon, a chance this rain may be heavy but overall it is looking to be more welcome then problematic.
Purple – Northeasterlies about coastal Fiordland become string in the afternoon then ease evening. Northwesterlies through Cook Strait become strong from afternoon gusting to gale at times.
Blue – Early heavy rain about North Westland eases away.
Blue – Rain moves onto Fiordland in the morning then pushing a little further northwards in the afternoon / evening.
– 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