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Monday night’s national forecast

Cold southwesterlies lie over the country again tonight, showers especially for eastern parts of the country with snow to 200m about parts of Otago / Canterbury and down to 300m about the lower North Island. Auckland northwards may see a few heavy showers overnight with hail.

Periods of cloud with breezy southwesterly winds, the odd shower at times especially in the west with some possibly heavy overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 4-6


Periods of cloud with showers, some heavy then easing this evening. Showers
may be heavy again at times overnight with a chance of hail. Cold southwesterly
Tonight’s Low: 3

Bay Of Plenty

Clear spells with southwesterly winds, a few showers moving in later this
evening / overnight then clearing before dawn tomorrow. Showers mainly in the
west of the region.
Tonight’s Lows: 1-3

Waikato & Central North Island

Periods of cloud with the chance of a shower or two (mainly this evening) with a few snow flurries to 500m about the Central Plateau,
cold southwesterly winds.
Tonight’s Lows: -2-0

Eastern North Island

Periods of cloud with breezy southwesterlies, showers pushing into northern
Hawkes Bay and parts of Gisborne with snow flurries to 400m. Showers also
affecting coastal / southern Wairarapa with snow flurries to 300m.
Tonight’s Lows: 1-3


Cloudy areas with the odd shower, any of which clear overnight. Breezy
Tonight’s Low: 2

Western North Island

Periods of cloud, the odd shower possible otherwise dry. Southerlies.
Tonight’s Low: 1


Cloudy periods with the odd shower and some hail, especially later and overnight with
brisk cold southerlies. Snow flurries to 300m as showers move through.
Tonight’s Lows: 4-5

Marlborough & Nelson

Mainly clear skies, southwesterly winds.
Tonight’s Lows: -2- -1


Mostly cloudy nearer the coast with occasional showers, snow flurries to
300 possibly 200m. Hail at times too. Showers mostly coastal with a few
penetrating a little further inland at times, mainly into North Canterbury.
Parts of Mid Canterbury and especially South Canterbury will likely see long
clear spells. Cold southwesterly winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 0-3

West Coast

Clear skies with southwesterlies, easing this evening.
Tonight’s Lows: -1-0

Coastal Otago

Wintry showers with some small hail, cold southwesterly winds. Snow
flurries to 200m.
Tonight’s Lows: 3-4

Central Otago

The odd wintry shower and snow flurry to 200m clearing this evening, the
odd shower may remain in far eastern parts of the district. Cold southerlies
Tonight’s Lows: -3- -1


Cloudy periods with the odd shower, easing this evening and long dry spells
developing. A few light snow flurries to 200m, lifting to 300m ovenright. Cold
Tonight’s Lows: 2-4

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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