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Saturday’s national forecast

A gusty southeasterly airflow lies over the North Island today, a few showers clip exposed northeastern areas and along the east coast. The South Island has a ridge of high pressure bringing mainly settled weather.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloudy areas and occasional sun, gusty southeasterly winds. The odd shower moves over Great Barrier Island and Coromandel. A few showers also about Northland especially in the morning in the east.
Highs: 14-15

Western North Island (including Central North Island)

Sunny areas with breezy southeasterly winds, gusty about Taranaki then easing later in the day.
Highs: 10-13

Eastern North Island

Patchy showers or drizzle with breezy southeasterly winds.
Highs: 12-13


Morning cloud and the chance of a few showers then breaking to sunny areas, breezy southeasterly winds.
High: 11

Marlborough & Nelson

Any morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather. Breezy southeasterly winds, easing from afternoon.
Highs: 11-12


Mostly sunny with some high cloud, light east to northeast winds.
High: 10

West Coast

Mostly sunny with southeasterly winds dying out in the morning.
Highs: 11-12

Southland & Otago

After a heavy frost expect mostly sunny weather with some high cloud, light winds.
Highs: 7-10

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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