A ridge loses it’s grip over New Zealand today as a frontal system moves in from the west, the front makes landfall for western parts of the country during the afternoon and evening. A light south to southwesterly airflow lies over the country on Wednesday. A weak ridge for Thursday.
Blue – A few cold spots this morning around dawn, around the 2 to 0 degree celsius mark.
As a front moves onto the West Coast of the South Island in the afternoon there may be a few spots of heavy rain although nothing out of the ordinary for the West Coast.
Rain or showers about the North Island and Tasman ease during the morning and clear by midday, low risk of a heavy fall.
A fairly settled day across New Zealand, there may be some morning fog about the North Island especially inland.
– 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