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Thursday night’s national forecast

A ridge of high pressure moves over the North Island overnight while a westerly airflow slowly begins to increase again over the South Island ahead of a front in the south Tasman Sea. Generally conditions overnight for most of New Zealand are looking to be settled apart from the far south.

Auckland & Northland
Mainly clear skies tonight with light winds. There may be some cloud about eastern Northland. Chance of a fog patch or two overnight.
Lows tonight: 7-10

Bay Of Plenty, Waikato & Central North Island
Clear skies with light winds, chance of fog patch or two overnight.
Lows tonight: 2-8

Eastern North Island
Clear skies develop about the Wairarapa, some cloud about Hawkes Bay which clears towards dawn tomorrow. Cloud for most of the night about Gisborne where there could be a drizzle patch or two.
Lows tonight: 6-8

Wellington & Western North Island
Mainly clear skies tonight with northerly winds.
Lows tonight: 6-10

Marlborough & Nelson
Mainly clear skies tonight with light winds, there may be some high cloud.
Lows tonight: 2-5

High cloud tonight, north to northeasterly winds.
Lows tonight: 4-6

West Coast
Some cloud increasing overnight with light winds north of the Glaciers. Showers about Fiordland turn to rain overnight.
Lows tonight: 5-7

Coastal Otago
High cloud with northerly winds.
Low tonight: 7

Southland & Central Otago
North to northwest breezes with mostly cloudy skies tonight, some rain develops in the morning with winds becoming gusty.
Lows tonight: 3-8

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