Today is mainly settled in a west to southwesterly airflow, and settled again on Wednesday due to a ridge of high pressure. Then, on Thursday, a northwesterly airflow develops.
Blue – There is the chance of a few isolated heavy showers about Northland in the afternoon, with a low risk that one or two of these may produce a thunderstorm. Most won’t experience or see anything, however, there is the chance you could catch a short / sharp heavy shower before it eases in the evening.
No risky or adverse weather, mainly settled due to a ridge of high pressure.
Blue – Heavy rain moves onto South Westland from afternoon then spreads northwards in the evening / overnight.
Purple – Northwesterly winds become strong about the Cook Strait area from afternoon, with winds gusting to gale at times. Northeasterlies become strong about coastal Fiordland from afternoon, then ease in the evening.
– 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