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Monday’s national forecast

A broad area of low pressure lies over the South Island today while the North Island has a westerly airflow.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A few showers, some may be heavy then becoming drier from mid afternoon about Northland and Auckland. The Waikato and Bay Of Plenty see showers possibly heavy at times, especially afternoon / early evening with thunderstorms. Westerly winds.
Highs: 18-20
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A few showers about especially afternoon and evening where there may be an isolated heavy fall / thunderstorm. Thunderstorms more likely inland away from the coast. West to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 16-18
Eastern North Island
Sunny spells, showers developing this afternoon especially inland where one or two could be heavy with thunderstorms then clearing later this evening or overnight. Light winds.
Highs: 18-19
Any morning showers clear, a few sunny spells break through this afternoon. Northwesterly winds.
High: 16
Marlborough & Nelson
Cloud breaks to afternoon sunny spells, inland however isolated showers develop one or two which could become heavy / thundery then clearing in the evening. Light winds.
Highs: 16-18
Morning fog breaks to sunny spells, isolated showers develop in the afternoon mainly inland. A few showers may become heavy with thunderstorms then easing and clearing in the evening. Light winds tend easterly this afternoon.
High: 18
West Coast
Sunny spells, chance of a shower in the afternoon / early evening mainly about the ranges. Light winds.
Highs: 16-18
Southland & Otago
Sunny spells, isolated showers develop this afternoon especially inland with a chance of heavy falls and thunderstorms then clearing this evening. Coastal Otago may be mainly cloudy this morning. Light winds.
Highs: 14-19

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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