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InfoGraphic: The main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Fri, Sat, Sun

A ridge lies over the North Island today, northwesterlies over the South Island with a front over the lower south. Weak high pressure for much of Saturday. A west to northwesterly airflow for most of New Zealand on Sunday, becoming humid in the north especially later on.


Blue – Showers about South Westland may be heavy for a time this morning then easing from afternoon.


Yellow – High’s in the mid to late 20’s for the east of the South Island, mid 20’s for inland parts of the upper North Island.


Purple – Brisk to strong northwesterly winds through Cook Strait.

Yellow – High’s in the late 20’s or perhaps even early 30’s for the east of the country on Sunday. High’s in the mid 20’s for parts of the upper North Island.

– Please note, the idea behind this update is to focus on the main weather highlights, which is why not all regions are mentioned. 

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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