Cold southwesterlies ease over the country tonight with frosts developing for many areas as a ridge moves over extending out from an anticyclone in the Tasman Sea. Showers clearing for most although a few may hang about the Gisborne area.
Auckland & Northland
Remaining showers clear this evening with skies becoming clear overnight, cold southwesterlies tend more southerly this evening then ease. Chance of a light frost in sheltered areas.
Tonight’s Lows: 2-6
Bay Of Plenty, Waikato & Central North Island
Any remaining showers clear this evening then skies becoming clear, cold
south to southwesterly winds ease overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: -3-3
Eastern North Island
Any remaining showers mostly clearing this evening although the odd one may
hang about the Gisborne area. Cold southwesterlies ease overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 1-3
Western North Island
Mainly clear skies with south to southwesterly winds easing and dying out
overnight. Southeasterlies may continue to puff through about Taranaki
Tonight’s Lows: -1-1
Cloudy periods with wintry showers and snow flurries to 400m clearing by
midnight. Cold southerlies ease overnight with cloud breaking.
Clear skies with southwesterlies dying out tonight.
Tonight’s Low: 0
Clear skies with southwesterlies dying out tonight, a few wintry showers
and snow flurries to 400m clear about southern Marlborough this evening.
Tonight’s Low: -2
Mainly clear skies inland, wintry showers with snow flurries to 200m
clearing this evening about Christchurch and Banks Peninsula. Clear skies
overnight with southwesterlies dying out, becoming frosty.
Tonight’s Low: -4- -5
Clear skies with southerlies dying out this evening, frosty tonight
Tonight’s Lows: -1-2
Wintry showers with snow flurries to low levels (100 to 200m) clearing this
evening, cloud breaking overnight with cold west to southwesterly winds
Tonight’s Low: 1
Any remaining snow showers clearing this evening with skies becoming clear.
Southwesterlies die out, frosty tonight.
Tonight’s Lows: -8- -11
The odd shower clearing this evening, westerly winds ease with clear spells
Tonight’s Lows: 1-2
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz