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Saturday’s national forecast – Another settled day (+8 maps)

An anticyclone brings mainly settled weather today.

Dry weather is expected for all today apart from Fiordland which could see some drizzle. After a cool start temperatures warm up this afternoon.

Winds are generally light with afternoon sea breezes although northerlies through Cook Strait could become a bit gusty.

Please refer to your local, hourly, 10 day forecast for more details.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Any morning cloud breaks away then sunny, light winds tend southwest in the afternoon. An afternoon sea breeze develops for eastern Northland and BOP.
Highs: 24-28

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny with light winds, tending westerly in the afternoon. A cool start for inland areas, especially about the Central Plateau.
Highs: 21-27

Eastern North Island

Sunny, light winds tend east to northeast in the afternoon. A hot afternoon inland away from the coast.
Highs: 24-29


Sunny, any morning cloud breaks away. Northerly winds, breezy at times especially afternoon.
High: 19-24


Sunny weather, any early cloud clears. Afternoon east to northeast breezes across the plains.
Highs: 22-31

West Coast

Any morning cloud breaks then sunny, cloud for Fiordland may bring some drizzle. Light winds tend west to southwest in the afternoon.
Highs: 18-27

Southland & Otago
Sunny weather, light winds inland with hot temperatures. Afternoon westerlies for Southland, afternoon east to northeast breezes about coastal Otago.
Highs: 20-31

4pm MSLP / Rain map Saturday 20th February
4pm MSLP / Rain map Sunday 21st February
4pm Temperature map Saturday 20th February
7am Temperature map Sunday 21st February
4pm Temperature map Sunday 21st February
7am Temperature map Monday 22nd February
4pm Swell map Saturday 20th February
4pm Swell map Sunday 21st February


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