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Thursday night’s national forecast

An anticyclone remains in control for most of the South Island and lower North Island tonight meaning settled conditions. An easterly airflow over the upper North Island brings some cloud, a few showers possible mainly about Northland.

Cloudy areas with breezy easterly winds, a few patchy showers about.
Tonight’s Lows: 11-12


Mostly cloudy with breezy easterlies, chance of a light shower mainly in the north.
Tonight’s Low: 10-11

Bay Of Plenty

Cloudy periods with easterly winds.
Tonight’s Low: 8

Waikato & Central North Island

Clear spells, areas of cloud about for some. Light easterly winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 2-5

Eastern North Island

Cloudy periods with light winds tending easterly, chance of an overnight drizzle patch otherwise dry.
Tonight’s Lows: 4-5


Mainly clear skies, a touch of high cloud. Light winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 5-6

Western North Island

Mainly clearwith some high cloud, easterlies ease this evening.
Tonight’s Low: 3-4


Clear spells with light winds, cloud may thicken later this evening.
Tonight’s Low: 5-6


Mainly clear skies tonight, light winds.
Tonight’s Low: 2


Mainly clear skies this evening, some overnight cloud possible. Light winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 2-3


Mainly clear skies this evening, some cloud develops overnight with drizzle possible towards dawn north of Banks Peninsula. South Canterbury and parts of Mid Canterbury may remain clear all night.
Tonight’s Lows: -1-3

West Coast

Mainly clear skies, light winds.
Tonight’s Low: 2

Coastal Otago

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

Central Otago

Mainly clear skies tonight, chance of some low cloud towards dawn. Light winds.
Tonight’s Lows: -1-0


Periods of cloud with light winds, chance of some fog for inland areas.
Tonight’s Lows: 4-5

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By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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