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Saturday’s national forecast – Heavy rain in the north (+8 maps)

Updated 8:48am — A large low pressure system lies in the Tasman Sea today, coming out from this low is a series of fronts bringing rain, mainly affecting the North Island with heavy falls for some regions.

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

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Rain pushes down from the north this morning, there may be a few heavy falls. Easing this morning to showers, some sun may then break through but then later this afternoon further rain (heavy at times) moves into Northland spreading southwards reaching the Waikato and Bay Of Plenty overnight. Thunderstorms possible north of Auckland. Northeasterly winds.
Highs: 16-18

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy, scattered rain develops this morning, becoming widespread then easing this evening. Southeasterly winds.
Highs: 10-15

Eastern North Island

Cloudy with the odd shower, later this afternoon or evening expect some rain. Easterlies.
Highs: 12-15


Mostly cloudy with the odd shower, some evening rain. Southeasterly winds.
Highs: 10-12

Marlborough & Nelson

Mostly cloudy with the odd shower, rain spreads into Nelson this morning then Marlborough this afternoon. Southeasterly winds.
Highs: 10-12


Mostly cloudy with a few showers, mainly north of Banks Peninsula. Light winds tend southwesterly this afternoon.
Highs: 7-10

West Coast

Plenty of high cloud, a few showers Greymouth northwards. Southeasterly winds.
Highs: 10-13

Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny, a few clouds at times. Coastal Otago has more frequent areas of cloud. East to northeasterly winds.

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