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Monday’s national forecast

A ridge lies over the North Island today while a northerly airflow increases over the South Island.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny with light winds and afternoon sea breezes, isolated showers possible late afternoon / evening. Showers may even become heavy for some especially about inland Bay Of Plenty where there is the risk of a thunderstorm any of which ease later in the day.
Highs: 16-17
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with light winds, afternoon sea breezes near the coast. Cloud may build a little in the afternoon especially inland with the low risk of an isolated shower.
Highs: 14-16
Eastern North Island
Morning cloud with showers Hawkes Bay northwards easing, mostly clearing by afternoon and sunny areas breaking through. A few isolated showers possible about the ranges of Hawkes Bay and more so Gisborne from late afternoon. Southerlies tend easterly this afternoon.
Highs: 14-15
Mostly sunny with light winds, afternoon sea breezes.
High: 14
Marlborough & Nelson
Mainly sunny with north to northeasterly winds this afternoon.
Highs: 15-16
Sunny, east to northeasterly winds becoming brisk this afternoon especially about the coast.
Highs: 15-16
West Coast
Sunny areas and some gradually increasing cloud, chance of a light shower or two mainly afternoon onwards. North to northeasterly winds gradually increase. Gusty about coastal Fiordland.
Highs: 14-16
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with northerly winds, some high cloud from late afternoon / evening. About coastal Otago northeasterly winds become quite gusty this afternoon.
Highs: 15-20

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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