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Monday’s national forecast

A ridge lies over New Zealand today spreading out from a large anticyclone in the Tasman Sea bringing a mainly settled day.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud, may be an isolated shower late afternoon / evening otherwise mainly dry. Light winds then afternoon sea breezes.
Highs: 18-20

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Any morning cloud clears then mostly sunny with southeasterly winds.
Highs: 14-18

Eastern North Island
Mostly cloudy with a shower or two, becoming mainly dry this evening although a shower may linger through the night. Cool southerlies.
Highs: 13-16

Morning cloud with the chance of a shower then sunny spells break through from afternoon, southerlies ease this evening.
High: 13-14

Marlborough & Nelson
Morning cloud breaks to sunny spells, there may be an early shower for Nelson. East to southeasterly winds.
Highs: 15-16

Any morning drizzle clears (mainly inland), a fairly cloudy day although near the coast some sun may break through this afternoon. Southerlies tend easterly by evening.
Highs: 12-14

West Coast
Mostly sunny however Greymouth northwards there may be some cloud and the odd shower. Light winds tend west to northwest this afternoon.
Highs: 16-19

Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny after any morning cloud breaks away, light winds then afternoon sea breezes.
Highs: 13-19

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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