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Saturday’s national forecast

Northwesterlies continue today, a front within this flow slowly pushes northwards during the day moving into the lower South Island this morning reaching central New Zealand around midnight.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Morning cloud then mostly sunny, the Bay Of Plenty has a sunny day from first thing in the morning. West to southwesterly winds, perhaps a little breezy at times.
Highs: 18-21

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with west to northwesterly winds, any morning cloud clears.
Highs: 14-18

Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny, south to southwesterly winds tend northeast late afternoon.
Highs: 19-21

Mostly sunny with northerly winds.
High: 15-16

Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny after any morning cloud clears, north to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 20-25

Sunny with northeasterly winds near the coast, northwesterlies elsewhere spreading to the coast in the evening.
Highs: 20-22

West Coast
Mostly sunny, some early cloud clears Buller. Cloud increases about Fiordland in the morning then the odd light shower moves in early afternoon. Heavy rain moves into Fiordland overnight. Winds from the north.
Highs: 15-20

Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with some developing high cloud, overnight spots of rain for Southland. North to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 20-24

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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