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Saturday’s national forecast

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Any early showers clear then mostly sunny, showers move into western areas in the evening. Southwesterly winds.
Highs: 20-22

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy areas and occasional showers, showers increase a touch from afternoon. West to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 16-20

Eastern North Island

Mostly sunny with westerly quarter winds, afternoon easterlies are possible for coastal Hawkes Bay and Gisborne.
Highs: 21-23


Any early showers clear then mostly sunny with northwesterlies, late evening southerlies bring showers.
Highs: 18-20

Marlborough & Nelson

Mostly sunny with westerly quarter winds, late evening or overnight showers about eastern Marlborough as winds change to the south.
Highs: 19-21


Mostly sunny then showers develop in the afternoon as light winds tend southeasterly, there may be a few isolated heavy falls or areas of rain by evening then clearing from the south overnight.
Highs: 16-18

West Coast

Showers, sun may break through at times. Showers may pick up for a time in the evening then easing. West to southwesterly winds.
Highs: 13-17

Southland & Otago
A few morning showers for Southland then becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon, Otago may be dry in the morning with some sun then expect afternoon showers, clearing evening. West to northwesterly winds, afternoon easterlies north of Otago Peninsula.
Highs: 14-16

Saturday 24th April 12:00pm MSLP map – IBM
24 Hour rainfall accumulation from time shown (Saturday 7:00am)
Saturday 24th April 3:00pm Temperature map –
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