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Thursday night’s national forecast

A ridge covers the South Island tonight bringing mainly clear skies and light winds, this does mean cold overnight lows however. For the North Island conditions are clearing up in the west while along the east coast rain eases this evening to showers.

Auckland & Northland
Clear and cool about Auckland with southwesterlies easing this evening, light winds overnight. Showers, some heavy about Northland clearing this evening, southwesterly winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 7-9

Bay Of Plenty, Waikato & Central North Island

Clear skies with south to southwesterly winds easing this evening, winds
may tend southeast overnight. East of Lake Taupo areas of cloud decrease
Tonight’s Lows: 3-8

Eastern North Island

Rain easing this evening, south to southwesterly winds.
Tonight’s Low: 9

Western North Island

Cloudy spells with showers about Taranaki and Kapiti clearing this evening.
South to southeasterly winds (brisk about Taranaki) easing later this
Tonight’s Lows: 6-8


Cloudy with showers mostly clearing this evening, the odd one may remain
overnight. Southerly winds.
Tonight’s Low: 9


Clear skies with light winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 2-3


Cloud breaking up overnight, light winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 0-1


Mainly clear skies, cloud north of Banks Peninsula clearing this evening.
Light winds.
Tonight’s Lows: -1-0

West Coast

Clear skies with light winds.
Tonight’s Low: 5

Coastal Otago

Mainly clear skies with light winds.
Tonight’s Low: 4

Central Otago

Clear skies, light winds. Could be a fog patch or two by dawn.
Tonight’s Low: 1-2


Mainly clear skies with a little high cloud possible, light winds tend
northwest overnight.
Tonight’s Low: 3

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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