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Saturday’s national forecast

A ridge lies over New Zealand today extending out from a large anticyclone east of the country.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud, a shower or two about eastern Coromandel, Great Barrier Island and Northland (especially in the east). Easterly winds.
Highs: 24-26

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with light winds, some early fog or low cloud possible for inland areas.
Highs: 24-27

Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny, some cloud about Gisborne may bring a few showers. East to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 23-24

Mostly sunny with breezy northerly winds.
High: 23

Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with north to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 23-27

Mostly sunny with some high cloud, northerly winds for most however northeasterlies are possible about the coastal fringe.
Highs: 28-30

West Coast
Mostly cloudy with the odd shower, north to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 19-23

Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, north to northwesterly winds for most however tending northeast about coastal Otago.
Highs: 26-29

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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