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Saturday’s national forecast

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
The odd shower and brisk westerly winds, cloud breaks to the odd sunny spell from afternoon.
Highs: 14-16

Western North Island (including Central North Island)

Showers ease during the day then clear in the evening, strong westerly winds gusting to gale at times ease in the evening.
Highs: 12-14

Eastern North Island

Mostly sunny with strong westerly winds, a risk of winds gusting to gale at times then easing in the evening. A few showers about the Wairarapa during the day.
Highs: 16-17


Rain eases to showers which clear in the afternoon, cloud then breaks to some sun. Westerly winds tend southerly in the afternoon.
High: 12

Marlborough & Nelson

Showers clear by midday then sunny spells increase from afternoon, southwesterly winds die out in the evening.
High: 15


Showers ease then clear early afternoon, cloud breaks away in the evening with southwesterly winds dying out.
High: 11

West Coast

Showers gradually ease then clearing in the evening, a few sunny spells may break through from afternoon. Breezy cool southwesterly winds.
High: 13

Southland & Otago

Early showers clear about Southland and Central Otago then cloud breaks to a mostly sunny afternoon, west to northwest winds. Coastal Otago sees morning rain clear then sunny spells develop from afternoon, southwest winds die out in the evening.
Highs: 11-13

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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