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Saturday’s national forecast

A westerly airflow lies over New Zealand today with dry and warm weather out east, rain or showers in western regions.

Auckland & Northland
Cloudy spells with westerly winds, a little breezy at times. Some rain moves into the Auckland area in the evening then into Northland at night.
High: 16-17

Bay Of Plenty, Waikato & Central North Island
Sunny spells and some increasing cloud, showers move into the Central North Island around midday then the Waikato mid afternoon and towards the Bay Of Plenty in the evening. Westerly winds.
Highs: 13-18

Eastern North Island
Sunny with some high cloud, light winds for most although northwesterlies will be breezy at times about Wairarapa.
Highs: 17-19

Western North Island
Cloudy periods with west to northwesterly winds, the odd brief shower at times.
Highs: 14-15

Sunny with some cloud. Northerlies, brisk at times from afternoon. Cloud thickens overnight.
Highs: 15-16

Sunny spells with westerly winds tending more northwest in the afternoon.
High: 16-17

Sunny with some high cloud, light winds pick up from the northwest in the afternoon.
Highs: 18-20

Sunny with some high cloud, especially later in the day. Light winds pick up from the northwest in the afternoon. Warm temperatures.
Highs: 17-19

West Coast
Cloudy with the odd shower from midday turning to rain in the evening, northwesterly winds strengthen. Winds change southwest overnight.
Highs: 13-14

Coastal Otago
Thick high cloud from morning with northwest breezes from afternoon. Winds change southwest around midnight with some rain.
High: 16

Southland & Central Otago
Thick high cloud with breezy northwesterly winds, rain develops late afternoon or evening. Winds change west to southwest late evening.
Highs: 13-14

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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