A low pressure system moves past the northeast of the North Island today heading in a southeasterly direction, meanwhile a front moves northwards over the South Island but weakens as it does. Tuesday is mainly settled in a west to southwesterly airflow, and settled again on Wednesday due to a ridge of high pressure.
Blue – Some rain about Northland this morning may be heavy, same goes for Gisborne and East Cape, however, more this afternoon.
Purple – Southerly winds may be gusty and strong about coastal northeastern parts of the North Island today, easing about Northland from afternoon then gradually through to Gisborne overnight.
Blue – There is the chance of a few isolated heavy showers about Northland in the afternoon, with a low risk that one or two of these may produce a thunderstorm. Most won’t experience or see anything, however, there is the chance you could catch a short / sharp heavy shower before easing in the evening.
No risky or adverse weather, mainly settled due to a ridge of high pressure.
– Please note, the idea behind this update is to focus on the main weather highlights, which is why not all regions are mentioned.
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– Aaron Wilkinson, WeatherWatch.co.nz