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Saturday’s national forecast

A warm subtropical northeasterly airflow lies over New Zealand today.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloudy, the odd spit or shower, especially in areas exposed to the east. Breezy east to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 14-17

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Plenty of high cloud, Taranaki has cloudy areas. East to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 13-16

Eastern North Island

High cloud, northern Hawkes Bay and Gisborne sees mostly cloudy skies with the odd shower at times. Northeasterly winds.
Highs: 14-15


Thick high cloud with north to northeasterly winds.
High: 14

Marlborough & Nelson

Plenty of high cloud for Marlborough. Nelson and the Marlborough Sounds sees cloudy skies, there may be the odd spit or drizzle patch. North to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 14-16


Plenty of high cloud, any morning mid level cloud breaks away. Sun may break through at times in the afternoon. Northeasterly winds.
Highs: 14-16

West Coast

Cloudy, rain south of about Greymouth, the odd spit or drizzle patch further north. Northeasterly winds, breezy about the coast.
Highs: 13-15

Southland & Otago
Mostly cloudy, rain spreads into western Central Otago at times from the west. Light north to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 12-14

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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