Your web browser (Internet Explorer) is out of date. Some things will not look right and things might not work properly. Please download an up-to-date and free browser from here.

Saturday’s national forecast – Cold front moves northwards

A cold front pushes northwards over the South Island today, it weakens as it moves northwards meanwhile the North Island is under a ridge of high pressure.

North Island

Mostly dry with sun but there could be some cloud and a shower or two about coastal parts in the northeast (East Cape up through to Northland). There could also be some cloud in the southwest (Taranaki through to Kapiti) bringing the risk of a coastal shower there. Perhaps some morning fog for the North Island also, mainly about some inland parts then clearing. Later this evening and overnight cloud thickens in the south (Wellington) and eventually up the east coast with southerlies bringing a few light showers or drizzle patches.

South Island

A cold front push northwards today bringing some rain in the west, rain this morning for Southland and showers moving into Otago with gusty westerlies (strong to gale about the coast) then thinning out this afternoon and clearing away with sun breaking through. Canterbury is dry and warm with some sun / high cloud then southerlies freshen this afternoon bringing bringing thickening cloud, later in the day or overnight there could be a light shower or two. Nelson and Marlborough are mostly sunny with some high cloud from this afternoon.


Related Articles