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Saturday’s national forecast

An anticyclone is centred east of Wairarapa today with a ridge extending over the North Island bringing mostly sunny weather. There could be a morning shower in the east however about Coromandel and just north of Auckland, also Gisborne could see a few morning showers. Northerlies build over the South Island ahead of a front, generally dry weather can be expected out east with cloudy showery weather developing in the west.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato, CNI & BOP
A mix of sunny weather and a few cloudy spells at times. Cloud will be a bit more abundant in the morning about the likes of western BOP, the Coromandel and eastern Northland where there could be a clearing morning shower. Expect light easterlies, winds tend more northerly about the BOP in the afternoon.
Highs: 22-24

East of the North Island
Mostly sunny skies with northeasterly breezes, some cloud mainly morning and night. About Gisborne expect sunny and cloudy spells, risk of a light morning shower then again overnight.
Highs: 20-22

Western North Island
Mostly sunny skies with a few clouds at times, light winds and afternoon sea breezes about coastal areas.
Highs: 21-22

Sunny with breezy northerlies, perhaps brisk at times during the afternoon.
Highs: 19

Sunny with northerly breezes, some late evening cloud.
Highs: 21-22

Canterbury & Marlborough
Mostly sunny skies with northeasterlies about the coast in Canterbury, northerlies for Marlborough. Some high cloud develops during the afternoon about Canterbury.
Highs: 22-24

West Coast
Cloudy about Fiordland with some rain, sunny breaks further north to start the day however becoming cloudy in the afternoon with scattered rain by evening. Northeasterly breezes.
Highs: 18-19

Southland & Otago
High cloud thickening during the day, some scattered rain develops during the afternoon about Southland and inland Otago. Northerly breezes.
Highs: 17-22


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