Your web browser (Internet Explorer) is out of date. Some things will not look right and things might not work properly. Please download an up-to-date and free browser from here.

Saturday’s national forecast

A front moves over the upper North Island this morning, stalling around Northland for much of the day. Elsewhere the weather is looking brighter and sunner as a ridge moves in from the Tasman Sea. The morning’s will noticeably be feeling a bit cooler.

Fairly cloudy with showers developing this morning, hanging around for much of the day and clearing in the evening. South to southwesterly winds. There is the chance for a brief heavy fall or two late afternoon / evening before clearing.
Highs: 19-20


Morning showers ease then clear, sunny spells increase from afternoon,
southwesterlies die out overnight.
Highs: 19

Bay Of Plenty

A period of early morning showers then clearing, becoming mostly sunny from
midday. Southwesterlies die out later in the evening.
High: 19

Waikato & Central North Island

Any early showers clear with sunny spells increasing, southwesterlies die
out later in the evening.
Highs: 17-18

Eastern North Island

Becoming sunny this morning for most, a few morning showers about Gisborne
clearing then sunny spells increase. Southerly winds ease.
Highs: 17-19

Western North Island

Mostly sunny with light winds, tending southwest about Taranaki.
Highs: 17-18


Becoming sunny this morning, southerly winds die out then tend light
northerly this afternoon.
Highs: 15-16


Sunny with light winds.
High: 18


Sunny with light winds.
Highs: 18-19


Sunny with light winds, perhaps tending northeast along the coast this
Highs: 18-19

West Coast

Sunny with light southwesterlies.
Highs: 14-15

Coastal Otago

Sunny spells increase from this morning, breezy westerly winds ease later
in the day.
High: 15

Central Otago

Mostly sunny with light winds, cold temperatures morning and night.
High: 15


A few morning showers clear then becoming mostly sunny by midday, breezy
westerlies ease. High cloud develops later in the evening.
Highs: 15-16

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


Related Articles