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

Anticyclonic conditions for New Zealand today with an easing southwesterly airflow. A low slowly brews in the Tasman Sea and approaches the west of the country on Friday, this low still sits out to the west on Saturday however it shunts north a little in the Tasman Sea as some frontal activity affects the North Island.


Yellow – Afternoon high’s just reaching into the mid 20’s for some parts of the upper North Island.

Blue – Another cold start about the far south inland, starting in the early single figure degree celsius range.


Yellow – High’s may reach into the mid 20 degree range for eastern parts of the North Island and about Marlborough.

There may be a few fog patches to start in the morning about the Waikato.


Purple – Easterly winds becoming gusty from afternoon about northern parts of Tasman.

Some fog possible in the morning once again mainly about the Central 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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