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Monday’s national forecast

Fairly settled across most of the country today. However, a small trough delivers showers to the Bay Of Plenty, eastern Waikato and northeastern Central North Island area. A front moves onto the lower South Island later in the day or overnight with rain.

Sunny spells with southerlies tending a little more southwest in the
afternoon, chance of an early shower on the east coast.
High: 22

Bay of Islands
Mostly sunny with morning southerlies then light winds in the
High: 23-24


Sunny spells with southwesterly breezes.
High: 22

Central North Island, Waikato & Bay Of

Mostly cloudy about the Bay Of Plenty and eastern Waikato, the odd shower
at times with east to northeast breezes. Sunny spells elsewhere with winds
tending more southwest. A few showers may move into northeastern parts of the
Central North Island in the afternoon.
Highs: 19-21

Lake Taupo

Sunny spells with light morning easterly winds, afternoon westerly breezes.
Low risk of an afternoon shower.
Highs: 19-20
Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny after morning cloud clears, northeasterly breezes pick up in
the afternoon. Some late high cloud. Northwesterly winds freshen by evening
about the Wairarapa.
Highs: 20-22

Western North Island

Mostly sunny with light winds and afternoon westerlies, some evening
Highs: 19-21


Mostly sunny after any morning cloud clears, northerly breezes pick up in
the afternoon with high cloud then increasing.
High: 19

Nelson & Kaiteriteri

Mostly sunny, light winds then afternoon northerlies with increasing high
Highs: 21-22


Mostly sunny after any morning cloud clears, light winds then afternoon
northwesterlies with increasing high cloud.
High: 25


Mostly sunny after any morning cloud clears, east to northeast breezes.
High cloud increases from afternoon and overnight a few areas of rain may
develop (especially about South Canterbury), spreading from the west.
Highs: 20-21

West Coast

Cloudy periods with light westerlies, rain moves into Fiordland in the
evening then further north overnight. Rain overnight becomes heavy about
Fiordland and South Westland.
High: 17

Coastal Otago

Mostly sunny with westerlies tending northeast in the afternoon, high cloud
thickens from midday. Late evening or overnight some rain moves in.
High: 18

Central Otago

Sunny with high cloud increasing from midday, west to southwest breezes.
Rain moves in later in the evening.
Highs: 21-22

Sunny spells
with west to northwest breezes, any morning coastal showers clear. High cloud
increases from midday then rain develops in the evening.

High: 16

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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