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Saturday’s national forecast – Heavy rain moves in (+9 maps)

A blustery northerly airflow lies over New Zealand today with a front bringing heavy rain to the West Coast.

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

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Areas of sun and increasing cloud, fog to start the day for inland areas. A few showers possible from around midday especially Coromandel across to Bay Of Plenty, also northern Northland. Northeasterly winds become a little breezy after midday Auckland northwards.
Highs: 17-18

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning cloud possible otherwise mostly sunny, some high cloud increases from afternoon. New Plymouth has some cloud and the risk of a shower or two during the day. Northerly winds, breezy about the Taranaki coast.
Highs: 12-17

Eastern North Island

Mostly sunny then some high cloud starts to move in from afternoon, northerly winds.
Highs: 16-19


Mostly cloudy, there may be a spit or two mainly early morning. Blustery northerly winds.
Highs: 15-16

Marlborough & Nelson

Mostly cloudy, the odd spit or shower moves into Nelson and the Marlborough Sounds area from morning. Rain moves into Nelson overnight with spits spreading into eastern Marlborough. Increasing northerly winds.
Highs: 14-16


Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, northeasterly winds freshen. Some overnight rain as winds tend to the south.
Highs: 14-16

West Coast

Cloudy with showers, heavy rain moves into Fiordland in the morning spreading northwards to reach about Greymouth by evening. Fresh gusty northeasterly winds.
Highs: 14-15

Southland & Otago
High cloud, some afternoon rain for Southland as northeasterlies change southwest, rain clears up in the evening. For Otago, rain spreads into the lakes district in the morning then elsewhere late afternoon. Southwesterlies spread into Otago late afternoon.
Highs: 14-15

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