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Saturday’s national forecast

Cloudy with patchy drizzle turning to rain in the afternoon, easterly winds pick up late afternoon.
Highs: 20-21

Mostly cloudy with light southwesterlies, chance of an isolated shower late afternoon / evening.
Highs: 21

Bay Of Plenty

Plenty of high cloud, light winds tend northerly in the afternoon. Cloud
thickens and lowers in the evening then expect overnight rain.
High: 21


Plenty of high cloud with light winds, cloud thickens and lowers in the
evening. Late evening patchy rain / drizzle.
Highs: 22

Central North Island

Plenty of high cloud, a few sunny areas, light winds. Cloud thickens and
lowers in the evening then patchy drizzle develops later on.
High: 20

Eastern North Island

Cloudy with light winds building from the southeast in the afternoon, the
odd light shower from afternoon then a period of more sustained showers in the
evening before easing again overnight.
Highs: 16-18


Plenty of high cloud, light winds.
Highs: 19-20

Western North Island

Sunny areas and thickening high cloud, southeasterly winds build.
High: 20


Chance of a morning shower or two, southerlies build towards midday with
mostly cloudy skies.
High: 15


A few morning showers clear then expect plenty of high cloud for the rest
of the day, east to northeast winds.
High: 18


Mostly cloudy skies, some morning drizzle clears. East to southeast winds
ease overnight.
Highs: 15


A period of morning showers then clearing, afternoon sunny spells.
Southerly winds.
High: 14

West Coast

Mostly sunny weather with light winds.
Highs: 17-18

Coastal Otago

Sunny spells with southwesterly winds, easing later in the day.
High: 14

Central Otago

Any early cloud clears to mostly sunny weather, southerly winds die away
later in the evening.
Highs: 18


Morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, southwesterly winds die away
later in the evening.
High: 14

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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