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Queens Birthday Travel Forecast

Conditions for holidaymakers heading off today look “Good” according to’s Queens Birthday weekend Travel Forecast..

A large high means dry weather should be in place for at least 98% of the country today estimates WeatherWatch, with light winds everywhere.  This means road, air and sea conditions should be good.

Frosty conditions overnight tonight may cause a few icy patches for travellers not setting off until early Saturday morning.

It’s a different story for those returning home, with a low moving down from the north. 

See our detailed Travel Forecast below…

Road Conditions: 
Friday evening.  Rating: Good.  Just the chance of a brief, isolated, shower about Southland and eastern Northland.
Monday evening. 
Rating: Poor to Moderate.  The chance of rain or showers about the North Island’s east coast could make driving hazardous.  Also, gales or strong winds around the lower North Island.

Flying Conditions:
Friday evening.  Rating:  Good.  Little wind or turbulence.
Monday evening.  
Rating: Moderate.  May be windy about central and eastern New Zealand.

By Sea – Cook Strait.

Friday evening: Good.  A large high centred over central New Zealand will see light winds and swells easing.
Monday eveningPoor to Moderate.  Strong to gale southerlies now likely.  However swells may not be huge.


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