A southeasterly airflow eases over the North Island today while a northwesterly airflow gradually starts to build over the South Island, in between we see a ridge of high pressure. A front weakens over the lower South Island on Tuesday while weak high pressure sits elsewhere. High pressure for the South Island on Wednesday, an easterly airflow for the North.
Blue – A frosty start especially for the South Island this morning, temperatures may dip as low as -6 to -7 degrees celsius about some inland areas.
Purple – Northeasterlies becoming gusty about coastal Fiordland from afternoon.
Blue – Another frosty start inland for mainly the upper South Island and lower North Island, no major frosts this time around however temperatures may dip to -2 to -3 degrees celsius.
Blue – High pressure brings slightly more widespread frosts on Wednesday, lows may get down to -2 to -4 degrees about the inner South Island, 0 to -2 about the inner 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.
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– Aaron Wilkinson, WeatherWatch.co.nz