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Saturday’s national forecast

A cold southwesterly airflow eases across the country today while a ridge pushes in from a high centred north of New Zealand.

Mostly sunny with brisk west to southwest winds, easing in the evening.
High: 17-18


Any morning showers clear then expect sunny spells with brisk southwesterlies, easing later.
High: 17

Bay Of Plenty

Sunny with brisk westerlies, easing in the evening.
High: 15-16

Waikato & Central North Island

Becoming sunny early on, breezy southwesterlies ease in the evening and die
out overnight.
Highs: 12-16

Eastern North Island

Early cloud clearing to sunny weather, breezy southwesterlies ease in the
Highs: 14-15


Chance of an early shower then becoming mostly sunny, brisk southwesterlies
ease later in the evening and overnight.
Highs: 14-15

Western North Island

Mostly sunny, west to southwest winds ease in the evening
Highs: 14


Mainly sunny with a southerly breeze, dying out in the evening.
High: 13


Sunny with light winds.
Highs: 14


Sunny with light winds.
High: 14


Sunny with light winds.
High: 13

West Coast

Becoming sunny early on, southwesterly winds ease dying out by evening.
Cloud moves in again overnight with light northeasterlies.
High: 11

Coastal Otago

Sunny with westerly winds easing in the morning, late high cloud.
High: 11

Central Otago

Sunny with light northwesterlies.
Highs: 9-10


Early showers clear then expect sunny spells with northwesterly winds.
Cloud thickens again overnight.
High: 11

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


sw on 27/06/2014 5:46pm

Typical Auckland day we used to get all the time,been lucky this year,its screaming away here and horizontal rain all night,if a bad el nino arrives and like 1982/83.this be what our summer will be with 20 degree maximums mostly.

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