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Saturday’s national forecast

Our high pressure sandwich remains – with high pressure across the North Island and the upper South Island.  It means light easterlies continue in Northland while a hot westerly flow pushes in across the South island’s east coast.

With the nights now almost as long as the days expect morning cloud in many areas, especially coastal areas.

Here are the regional forecasts for Saturday…

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud with light winds.  
Highs: 25 or 28 

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly Sunny with light winds. Could be some morning cloud. Hot inland. 
Highs: 25 to 28

Eastern North Island
Mostly Sunny, light winds.
Highs: 23 to 27

Mostly Sunny with light westerlies.
High:  22

Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly Sunny, some morning cloud possible. light winds or sea breezes.
Highs: 24 – 26

West Coast
Rain or showers about Fiordland and South Westland – may be a shower further north otherwise mostly dry. Breezy NWers.
Highs: 20 to 22

Mostly Sunny, some cloudy areas possible – hot inland and mostly dry.
Highs: 25 to 32

Southland & Otago
Light winds, mostly cloudy – especially in the south and west of each region.  Rain arrives later in the day – maybe night time for Otago in the form of a few showers only.
Highs: 19 – 24

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