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Thursday night’s national forecast

Mainly clear and settled skies over the country tonight under a weak ridge of high pressure. Some cloud and the odd shower affects coastal Canterbury however and eastern parts of the North Island.

Auckland & Northland
Mainly clear skies with light southwesterlies easing this evening. Chance of light frosts overnight in sheltered areas.
Tonight’s Low: 2-4

Bay Of Plenty

Mainly clear skies with light southwesterlies, there may be some high cloud for a time, mainly about eastern parts of the region.
Tonight’s Low: 2

Waikato & Central North Island

Mainly clear skies with light southerlies easing this evening, cold
overnight. Some cloud about southern parts of the Central North Island with a
brief shower or two possible.
Tonight’s Lows: -2-1

Eastern North Island

Cloudy periods with the odd shower, more persistent about northern Hawkes
Bay and Gisborne. Cold southwesterly winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 5-6


Mainly clear skies with breezy southeasterly winds easing, chance of an
shower about southern Taranaki then clearing this evening.
Tonight’s Lows: 3-4

Western North Island

Periods of cloud with light winds.
Tonight’s Low: 2


Showers with brisk cold southerlies, easing overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 5-6

Marlborough & Nelson

Mainly clear skies with light winds.
Tonight’s Lows: -2-0


Periods of cloud with light winds tending southwesterly, a few showers near
the coast from time to time.
Tonight’s Low: -2-1

West Coast

Mainly clear skies, light winds
Tonight’s Lows: 0-2

Coastal Otago

A few clouds about tonight, clear spells too. Light winds tend
Tonight’s Lows: 2-3

Southland & Central Otago

Clear skies with light winds.
Tonight’s Low: -6- -3

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By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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