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Monday’s national forecast

A cold southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, unstable for some regions.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Showers, some may be heavy with hail / thunder then easing late afternoon / evening. Breezy southwesterly winds.
Highs: 13-15

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A few showers, possibly heavy with some small hail then easing and clearing by evening. Areas of sun gradually increase. Southwesterlies die out in the evening.
Highs: 9-13

Eastern North Island
Dry in the morning with some sun, cloud builds from midday with isolated showers developing in the afternoon. Showers may be heavy with a risk of hail and thunder especially about inland Hawkes Bay / Gisborne then clearing in the evening. Southwesterlies.
Highs: 12-14

Any morning showers clear, cool southerly winds ease.
High: 11

Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny, cloud builds in the afternoon bringing the risk of an isolated heavy shower and some hail then clearing by evening. Light winds tending southwesterly.
Highs: 13-14

Sunny spells. Showers out on Banks Peninsula, possibly heavy with a chance of hail. A few showers spreading elsewhere for a time in the afternoon then clearing by evening. Fresh Sou’West winds.
Highs: 10-12

West Coast
Mostly sunny with light winds tending southwesterly around midday.
Highs: 12-13

Southland & Otago
Showers, a risk of hail and heavy falls mainly this morning then easing, snow flurries to 500 or perhaps 400m. Fresh cold southwesterlies.
Highs: 10-11

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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