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Saturday’s national forecast

A westerly airflow lies over the North Island today while a northwesterly airflow gradually builds over the South Island.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty

Sunny spells, the odd shower too mainly Auckland southwards. Breezy westerly winds.
Highs: 19-21

Western North Island (including Central North Island)

Mostly cloudy, a few showers mainly in the afternoon then clearing away in the evening. West to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 16-17

Eastern North Island

Mostly sunny, cloud builds a little after midday and there is the risk of an isolated shower late afternoon / evening. West to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 20-22


Mostly sunny with northwesterly winds.
High: 17

Marlborough & Nelson

Mostly sunny with a touch of high cloud at times, light winds tend north to northwest in the afternoon.
Highs: 18-22


Any morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, northeasterly winds near the coast with light winds inland. Low risk of a late afternoon / evening shower otherwise mainly dry.
High: 18

West Coast

Cloudy with the odd shower throughout the day, north to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 14-15

Southland & Otago

Sunny spells, chance of an early shower then again late afternoon / evening. North to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 16-21

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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