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Monday’s national forecast

A ridge pushes onto the South Island this morning while strong southerlies ease during the day for the North Island.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A few morning showers clear then sunny areas increase, gusty southerly winds ease later on.  Cold overnight for inland areas.
Highs: 15-17

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning showers clear then sunny spells increase. Gusty southerly winds (strong about coastal areas) ease later on. Cold overnight for inland areas.
Highs: 12-14

Eastern North Island
Showers, morning rain about Gisborne (possibly heavy) then easing. Gusty south to southwesterly winds (strong about coastal fringes) ease later today.
Highs: 14

Mostly cloudy with the odd shower, strong gusty southerly winds ease later on.
High: 12

Marlborough & Nelson
Any early showers clear otherwise mainly sunny, cold southerlies ease during today. Frosty overnight for inland areas.
Highs: 14-15

Morning showers clear near the coast then sunny areas increase, clearer skies inland after morning frosts. Southwesterly winds tend northeast later on.
Highs: 12

West Coast
Sunny with light winds, a frosty start inland.
Highs: 13-14

Southland & Otago
A mainly sunny day inland after a frosty start, morning cloud near the coast breaking to mostly sunny weather in the afternoon (any early morning showers clear). Westerly winds.
Highs: 13

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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