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Saturday’s national forecast

A west to northwest airflow lies over the country today, a front approaches the west of New Zealand from the west and starts to move over overnight. In the meanwhile the weather is expected to be mainly settled today with some increasing cloud during the afternoon for most.

Auckland & Northland
A few morning sunny spells, cloud increases in the afternoon with northerly breezes. The odd shower about Northland from afternoon then Auckland from evening. Overnight rain develops. North to northeasterly breezes.
Highs: 16-17

Bay Of Plenty, Waikato & Central North Island
Morning sunny spells, cloud increases in the afternoon then expect evening drizzle patches about the Bay Of Plenty. North to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 13-17

Eastern North Island
Sunny with light winds just inland, and milder temperatures. Right on the coast winds will be from the northeast with slightly cooler high’s.
Highs: 15-17

Western North Island
Sunny spells with northerly breezes, cloud increases later in the evening. For northern Taranaki expect morning sunny spells however from midday onwards expect cloudier skies with the odd shower at times, breezier northerly winds.
High: 15

Cloudy periods with breezy northerlies.
High: 14

A few morning sunny spells however becoming mostly cloudy by midday with northerly breezes. Evening drizzle.
Highs: 13-14

Sunny spells and thickening high cloud, north to northwest breezes. A few spots of rain possible later in the evening or overnight.
High: 16

Sunny with some high cloud increasing from afternoon. Northerly breezes inland tend northeast near the coast, northeasterlies near the coast a little breezy at times in the afternoon.
Highs: 15-16

West Coast
Skies becoming cloudy in the morning, northeasterly breezes. Showers move in during the afternoon.
Highs: 11-12

Coastal Otago
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, increasing in the afternoon and becoming thick by evening. A few spots of rain possible overnight.
Highs: 12-13

Southland & Central Otago
Sunny with some high cloud, high cloud thickens from afternoon. A few spots of rain possible around midnight. Northeasterly winds.
Highs: 13-15


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