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Saturday’s national forecast – Front pushes through (+8 maps)

Updated — A front pushes over New Zealand and out to the east this morning leaving a westerly quarter airflow in its wake, we do see a southwest change move up the eastern South Island this morning however.

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

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
There may be a remaining shower or two at times during the day for western coastal areas otherwise mainly dry with a mix of sun and cloud. Winds change southwest during the morning.
Highs: 20-22

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Showers and dry spells, some sun breaking through at times from afternoon. It should be mainly dry by evening. Northerlies change to the west around midday.
Highs: 14-19

Eastern North Island

Becoming mostly sunny with northerlies changing to the west around midday.
Highs: 19-22


Sunny spells with strong northwesterlies easing and changing light southerly late afternoon.
Highs: 17-18

Marlborough & Nelson

Mostly sunny, cloud moves back in during the evening. Westerly quarter winds tend southeast in the afternoon for Marlborough then evening for Nelson.
Highs: 17-19


A southwest change pushes through in the morning bringing cloud and the risk of a few showers, especially Banks Peninsula southwards then drying out into the afternoon with a chance of some sun before dusk. Southwest winds die out in the evening.
Highs: 14-16

West Coast

Showers and increasing dry spells, west to southwesterly winds. Overnight rain moves back into South Westland.
Highs: 13-16

Southland & Otago
Morning rain/showers clear then sunny spells break through. West to southwesterly winds, breezy about coastal areas, lighter winds inland.
Highs: 11-14

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