A strong southwesterly airflow gradually eases during the day today. A southwesterly airflow continues to push through on Tuesday then on Wednesday tending westerly ahead of a front later in the day.
Purple – Strong southwesterly winds for many parts of New Zealand today, gradually easing during the day for most although winds may gust to gale at times for coastal areas into the afternoon.
A generic southwesterly airflow brings cloudy areas to western regions on Tuesday, perhaps a shower or two also especially for the South Island’s West Coast in the morning. Sunnier out east.
Rain moves into South Westland during the afternoon with heavy falls possible, reaching North Westland in the evening however conditions may have eased a little. Later in the evening then overnight a strong southwest change pushes northwards along the South Island’s East Coast.
Cloudy areas for the west of the North Island during the day, sunnier in the east with warm afternoon temperatures.
– 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