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Saturday’s national forecast – Mainly settled

A high brings mainly settled weather today however will still have some cloud and a light shower or two in the east, a few showers for the West Coast thanks to a trough then a few showers in the far north in an easterly airflow.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Partly cloudy, a light shower or two, mainly in the east from Coromandel through to eastern Northland. Waikato and Bay Of Plenty should have sunnier skies but expect some high cloud. Easterly winds.
Highs: 12-15

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny, some high cloud. Light east to southeasterly winds.
Highs: 6-12

Eastern North Island

Mostly cloudy with a few light showers, light southeaterlies tend easterly by evening.
Highs: 9-12


Cloudy areas, sun at times. Light southeasterlies.
Highs: 10-11

Marlborough & Nelson

Morning cloud breaks to sunny spells, light winds.
Highs: 7-10


Morning cloud with a few drizzle patches (mainly coastal) then sunny areas increase, light northeasterly winds.
Highs: 3-9

West Coast

Partly cloudy skies, Buller is sunny after any early cloud clears. Showers around Greymouth and Hokitika slowly slip southwards along the coast during the day, reaching Fiordland in the evening. Winds are mainly light.
Highs: 9-12

Southland & Otago
Any early cloud clears then sunny, morning cloud a little more persistent for coastal Otago with drizzle then afternoon sun breaks through. Heavy frosts for inland areas morning and night. Light winds, tending northeast for coastal Otago.
Highs: 6-9


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