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Reasonable weather to start the working week

Tomorrow will mainly be dominated by an anticyclone however a front will approach the far south of the country and afternoon heating could produce isolated showers about the upper North Island.

So for the upper North Island including Gisborne, expect
mostly sunny weather with light winds although there could be some morning cloud about East Cape. Afternoon sea breezes develop then mid to late afternoon there could be an isolated shower or two, these mainly developing about hills and ranges then clearing in the evening. Temperatures will range from 21 degrees about the Central North Island up to 25 around the Waikato and Auckland.

About the lower North Island expect mostly sunny weather with
light winds in the morning, northerlies pick up about Wellington in the afternoon and easterlies develop along the east coast. Westerly winds puff
through in the afternoon for the west. Temperatures ranging from 19 degrees in
Wellington to 23 about Palmerston North.

The upper South Island experiences a mostly sunny day with westerly winds in the west, north to
northwesterly winds about Nelson and Marlborough. Canterbury sees light
northeasterlies near the coast and north to northwesterly winds inland, some
evening high cloud moves in. Temperatures range from 18 degrees on the West
Coast up to 25 in Blenheim.

Finally for the lower South Island expect mostly sunny weather with some increasing high cloud in the east, the odd spot of rain moves into Southland during the afternoon. Rain pushes into Fiordland in
the morning then showers spread north to about Haast in the evening. Overnight a
southwest change moves through Southland and Otago with showers. Temperatures
not ranging widely, 18 to 21 degrees looks likely for most.

Homepage image / Grace Arrol

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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