A westerly airflow eases over New Zealand today meanwhile a low in the Tasman Sea brews and moves a little closer to the western side of the country during the day. A fairly slack pressure gradient on Wednesday (not much wind flow) however a front moves southwards over the upper North Island during the day. An easterly airflow picks up over the South Island on Thursday while low pressure hangs over the North Island.
A fairly calm day across most of New Zealand, watch for a chance of fog this morning anywhere from Auckland through to the Central North Island.
Blue – Some rain moves into Northland and Auckland in the morning bringing a risk of heavy falls, easing during the afternoon. Rain moves into the Waikato and Bay Of Plenty by midday, once again heavy falls are possible then easing during the evening.
Watch for a chance of fog once again in the morning, this time about the Waikato and Central North Island.
A fairly cloudy day for the South Island’s east coast, sunnier in the west.
Areas of fog or low cloud possible from Auckland through to the Central North Island, mainly morning.
Showers or areas of rain for most eastern regions.
– 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