A front pushes northwards over the South Island today, reaching the lower North Island during the afternoon. This front will weaken during the day. Another front looks to push onto the South Island on Tuesday then weakening as it moves northwards, a ridge moves onto the South Island on Wednesday while a southerly airflow lies over the North Island.
Purple – Southwesterlies will be gusty about coastal parts of the lower South Island this morning then easing from afternoon. Westerlies also becoming gusty about coastal parts of the lower western North Island.
Yellow – Afternoon temperatures reaching into the low 20’s, possibly the mid 20’s in some isolated spots.
Blue – Morning rain may be heavy about Fiordland then easing.
Purple – Southwesterly winds are brisk to strong about some coastal parts of the country during the day.
Not alot happening on Wednesday as a ridge of high pressure starts to move in, Thursday and Friday sees quite summer like warm temperatures over New Zealand.
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– Aaron Wilkinson, WeatherWatch.co.nz