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Monday’s national forecast

A ridge lies over the country today but the squeeze is getting put on by a low to the north of the country and a low / front combination to the south.

Cloudy spells with east to northeast winds, drizzle possible at times especially later this evening. Overnight there may be a touch of rain about northeastern areas too.
Highs: 23-24


Sunny spells with breezy east to northeast winds developing this morning, cloud thickens this evening with drizzle possible overnight for eastern
Highs: 25-26

Central North Island, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty

Sunny with some cloud and east to northeasterly breezes, evening cloud
thickens a little especially about the Bay Of Plenty where overnight drizzle
moves in.
Highs: 24-27

Eastern North Island

Mostly sunny with east to northeast breezes. Cloud a little more abundant
about Gisborne with the odd brief spit or drizzle patch possible at times there,
mainly dry otherwise.
Highs: 24-25


Mostly sunny with some cloud about, northerly breezes.
Highs: 24-25

Western North Island

Sunny with a few flicks of high cloud, light winds.
Highs: 26-28


Sunny with some developing high cloud, northerlies pick up after
Highs: 21-22


Sunny spells and increasing cloud with northerlies developing this
High: 13


Sunny with some high cloud gradually increasing, light winds this morning
then north to northwesterly winds pick up after midday.
Highs: 27-28


Thick high cloud with north to northwesterly breezes for most, just along
the coast winds may tend more northeasterly.
Highs: 27-31

West Coast

Mostly cloudy with north to northeasterly breezes, drizzle about Fiordland
and South Westland from this morning. Rain moves into Fiordland late afternoon
and becomes heavy there overnight.
Highs: 20-21

Coastal Otago

Thick high cloud with east to northeast breezes, the odd spot of rain late
afternoon or evening.
High: 21

Central Otago

Thick high cloud with the odd spot of rain, rain mostly clearing in the
afternoon although there is the risk of some infrequent falls occuring.
Northerly winds.
Highs: 20-21


Cloudy with the odd spot of rain, rain more likely from late morning then
clearing late afternoon. Northeasterly breezes.
High: 19

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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