A front moves onto New Zealand from the west this afternoon / evening bringing some rain, possibly heavy in the north. Thursday brings a continued risk of heavy rain about the upper North Island, while Friday sees rain ease, however, winds ramp up.
White – A light frost to start the day for the inner North Island.
A chance of fog about some inland North Island areas also.
Blue – Rain moves into the west of the country during afternoon / evening, with a chance some of this rain may be heavy, mainly for the upper North Island.
Purple – Northeasterly winds becoming gusty / perhaps strong from afternoon along the South Island’s East Coast and about Fiordland, easing overnight.
Blue – Rain for the upper North Island, heavy at times, then easing later in the evening or overnight.
Purple – North to northwesterly winds are strong and gusty, especially about coastal areas of the upper North Island from afternoon, then easing overnight.
Purple – Brisk to strong northwesterly winds for the upper North Island tending more westerly later in the day, with winds gusting to gale about western coastal areas.
– 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