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Saturday’s national forecast – Good precipitation in the far north

A northeasterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, there are showers for the West Coast and northeast of the North Island, a few isolated heavy falls are even possible for Northland and Auckland.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly cloudy with patchy rain or showers, chance of a few isolated heavy falls for Auckland and Northland. Northeasterly winds freshen later in the day.
Highs: 20-23

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning low cloud or fog then mostly sunny, high cloud from afternoon. Light winds.
Highs: 18-22

Eastern North Island

Partly cloudy although Wairarapa may be mostly sunny, east to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 19-21


Mostly sunny, a touch of high cloud from afternoon. Winds from the northeast may die out and becoming light and variable.
Highs: 18-21

Marlborough & Nelson

A mix of sun and cloud. Afternoon northeasterly winds for Marlborough, afternoon northerlies for Nelson.
Highs: 18-20


Morning sun then cloud thickening up a little, drizzle possible overnight. Breezy east to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 17-19

West Coast

Mostly cloudy with patchy rain or showers, rain may be more persistent in the morning for South Westland then easing. Northeasterly winds.
Highs: 16-19

Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and some high cloud after morning lower level cloud breaks away. Coastal Otago has a mostly cloudy day with a drizzle patch possible. East to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 17-20


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