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News Headlines for Monday – EX TC Cody brushes past, cold front due Wednesday

EX TC Cody moves through

Ex Tropical Cyclone Cody brushes past the east of the North Island today moving away to the southeast. Any particularly rough weather in the form of strong winds and heavy rain looks to have missed us and kept out at sea, it only required a subtle change in direction for this result to occur but it makes a big difference on the ground. Large swells will be pumping into coastal areas exposed to the northeast however especially East Cape.

ECMWF MSLP / Rain Map for Monday 17th January 2022 12:00pm – Swell Map 4:00pm –

Settled then Cold front on Wednesday

The weather is settled for New Zealand on Tuesday with warm temperatures in the mid to late twenties, early thirties for inland parts of the North and South Island’s. A cold front moves northwards on Wednesday starting out about the far south first thing then reaching the upper South Island around midnight, this brings a cool change and rain or showers. The cold front moves over the North Island on Thursday, most shower activity will be in the east but a few flick by in the west.

MSLP / Rain map Wednesday 19th January 2022 4:00pm –

Settled to end the week

Conditions settle down on Friday with nice weather expected as a ridge of high pressure moves in. The weather remains nice on Saturday then on Sunday a weak cold flick may move up the east coast of the South Island bringing cloud and a few showers.


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