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InfoGraphic: The main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Tue, Wed, Thu

A front weakens over the upper North Island during today while another front over the upper South Island weakens during the day also, both fronts are quite slow moving. A front lingers over Northland on Wednesday, reinvigorating later on with some heavy rain possible meanwhile the South Island sits under a ridge of high pressure. A front slowly slinks southwards over the upper North Island during Thursday while the rest of the country has high pressure.


Purple – Westerlies becoming strong about coastal Southland in the afternoon, winds may gust to gale at times.

Yellow – High’s in the mid to late 20’s for the east of the North Island and about Northland.


Blue – Rain about Northland may become heavy for some spots late afternoon / evening.

Yellow – Temperatures reaching into the mid 20’s for the North Island as marked below.


Blue – Rain, possibly heavy about Northland then easing later in the afternoon. Rain slowly slinks southwards during the afternoon and evening into the Waikato and Bay Of Plenty with the chance of a heavy fall.

Yellow – High’s in the mid to late 20’s in the afternoon for the southwestern corner of the 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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