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Saturday’s national forecast

Anticyclonic conditions bring mainly settled weather across New Zealand today.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty

Morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, southwesterly winds. The Bay Of Plenty sees a mainly sunny day with afternoon north to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 23-26

Western North Island (including Central North Island)

Morning cloud breaks to a mostly sunny afternoon, light winds tend westerly around midday.
Highs: 20-25

Eastern North Island

Sunny with afternoon easterly winds.
Highs: 23-24


Sunny with light winds tending northerly by midday.
High: 20

Marlborough & Nelson

Sunny with afternoon north to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 21-24


Sunny after any morning cloud clears, perhaps a touch of high cloud at times. Brisk afternoon easterly winds about the coast.
Highs: 19-23

West Coast

A mix of sun and cloud with light winds tending westerly in the afternoon.
Highs: 17-23

Southland & Otago

Mainly sunny weather with a touch of high cloud, northerly quarter winds. East to Northeasterly breezes about coastal Otago.
Highs: 19-26

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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