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Monday’s national forecast

A northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, a few weak frontal zones sit over the North Island while a stronger front affects the far south.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Expect cloudy areas and occasional sun, a few showers possible also but many dry spells. During the afternoon showers become a little more organised with some perhaps even becoming heavy. A thunderstorm risk is also present about the Waikato and inland Bay Of Plenty. Winds mostly from the north or northwest.
Highs: 24-25

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
May be a morning shower then expect sunny spells, west to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 22-24

Eastern North Island
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, may be a shower late afternoon / evening mainly about the ranges. Northeasterlies near the coast, winds tend more northwest inland.
Highs: 24-28

Sunny spells with breezy north to northwesterly winds.
High: 22

Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with north to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 26-30

Mostly sunny with some high cloud later in the day, northeasterlies near the coast and northwest winds inland.
Highs: 28-31

West Coast
Mostly cloudy skies, perhaps a shower or two about. Fiordland sees rain for much of the day with the odd heavy fall. Winds from the northwest.
Highs: 16-23

Southland & Otago
Areas of rain for Southland, Otago has a dry morning with high cloud then rain moves in during the afternoon. Some parts of northern Otago may remain dry till later in the evening. West to northwest winds tend southwest by evening.
Highs: 16-24

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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