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Saturday’s national forecast

Mostly cloudy, showers move in late morning or around midday. Becoming
persistent late afternoon and evening for a time before easing. Northerly winds tend northwest later.
Highs: 23-24

Mostly cloudy with northerly winds, showers from afternoon possibly heavy.
High: 23

Bay Of Plenty

Cloudy, showers develop in the afternoon then late rain. Northerly
High: 22


Cloudy, afternoon rain sets in possibly heavy. Northerlies.
High: 24

Central North Island

Sunny areas and thickening high cloud in the morning, spells of rain
develop in the afternoon possibly heavy by evening. Northerly winds.
High: 25

Eastern North Island

Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, the odd spot of evening rain
possible. Light winds tend northwest in the evening.
Highs: 26-28

Western North Island

Morning sunny areas then a few showers develop in the afternoon,
northwesterly winds. Taranaki sees the odd shower from afternoon then evening
rain possibly heavy.
Highs: 22-26


Mostly cloudy with brisk northwesterlies, some late afternoon / evening
High: 19


Cloudy with northerly winds, the odd shower from afternoon then a spell of
rain later in the evening before easing and clearing overnight.
Highs: 22-23


Sunny areas and some high cloud, high cloud thickens in the evening then
later in the evening or overnight a few spots of rain develop. Northwesterly
High: 26


Sunny areas and some high cloud, north to northwesterly winds. Chance spot
of evening rain.
High: 27

West Coast

Cloudy with periods of rain, breezy north to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 19-20

Coastal Otago

Plenty of high cloud with northeasterly winds, late spots of rain
High: 21

Central Otago

Plenty of high cloud, areas of rain in the west with north to northwesterly
winds. In the evening a few spells of rain may move into other areas for a
Highs: 21-25


Mostly cloudy with spells of rain at times, dry periods too. Light
High: 21

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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