A ridge of high pressure clings on to the far north of the North Island tonight, there will be some cloud cover so frosts are not likely but colder than average overnight lows are, getting down to 7 or 6 degrees in some spots.
Cold southwesterlies moving over the lower half South Island bring a drop in temperatures there, lows of 1 or 2 degrees possible about the inner / lower South Island. Tonight’s warmest overnight low goes to Wellington with keen northwesterly winds.
Cold southwesterlies bring a drop in temperatures for the eastern South Island on Thursday, the eastern North Island is warm however cold southwesterlies move into Wairarapa in the afternoon then further north in the evening.
South Westland in the South Island has mostly sunny weather and a warmer than average afternoon on the cards, always a great place to be when conditions turn in the east.
Tomorrow’s warmest high’s goes to Hawkes Bay / Gisborne on 18 to 19 degrees. The coldest temperatures will be Southland through to Canterbury on 10 to 11.
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By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz