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Thursday night’s national forecast

A brisk to strong northwesterly airflow lies over the South Island and parts of the lower North Island yet again tonight, mainly dry and clear out east with showers or rain in the west. Most other parts of the North Island area settled with a slight ridge spreading out from an anticyclone to the northeast bringing calm conditions.

Auckland & Northland
Mainly clear skies, light northerlies. Chance of a few fog patches by dawn.
Tonight’s Lows: 8-10

Bay Of Plenty

Mainly clear skies, chance of some low cloud or fog overnight mainly
inland. Winds becoming light this evening.
Tonight’s Low: 8

Waikato & Central North Island

Clear spells with light northerlies, some fog possible overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 7-8

Eastern North Island

Areas of high cloud clearing away this evening, northwesterly winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 10-11


Cloudy periods with northerly winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 12-13

Western North Island

Areas of cloud, breaking apart a little this evening / overnight. Breezy
Tonight’s Lows: 11-12


Strong northwesterly winds, risk of gales at times. Cloudy spells with the
odd spot of rain possible otherwise dry.
Tonight’s Low: 12


Periods of cloud with north to northwesterly winds, .
Tonight’s Low: 9


Mainly clear skies tonight, breezy northwesterlies.
Tonight’s Low: 10


Mainly clear skies with some high cloud possible overnight, north to
northwesterly winds gusty at times inland.
Tonight’s Lows: 9-10

West Coast

Periods of rain with gusty northerlies.
Tonight’s Lows: 9-10

Coastal Otago

Mainly clear skies with gusty northerlies.
Tonight’s Low: 9

Central Otago

Mainly dry with some cloud west of the Southern Lakes area, a few spots of
rain possible. Mainly dry further east with some cloud about.
Tonight’s Lows: 5-6


Areas of rain clearing this evening, clear spells overnight. Brisk
northwesterly winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 10-11

Homepage image / Chris Johnson 

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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