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Thursday’s national forecast

A ridge of high pressure brings mainly settled weather across the country today. Northland remains stuck under cloud for most of the day however with patchy rain or drizzle at times.

Morning rain eases to patchy drizzle by midday,
long dry spells in the west from afternoon. Mostly cloudy with fresh humid east to southeast winds.
Highs: 23-24


Sunny spells with the chance of a light shower in the north, easterly
Highs: 26-27

Central North Island, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty

Sunny with some cloud, east to northeast breezes. Morning cloud breaks away
about the Bay Of Plenty.
Highs: 24-27

Eastern North Island

Sunny spells and some cloud with east to northeast breezes, areas of cloud
may be thicker morning and night.
Highs: 24-26

Western North Island

Mostly sunny. Light winds tend southeast in the afternoon, winds tend more
westerly or southwesterly in the afternoon north of Wanganui.
Highs: 25-30


Sunny with light winds after morning fog clears, winds may tend southerly for a time this afternoon.
High: 24


Sunny with light winds at first, afternoon northerly breezes.
Highs: 24-25


Any morning cloud clears to sunny weather, light winds at first then
easterlies from midday.
Highs: 25-27


Cloud morning and night with sunny spells by day, easterly breezes. Warmest
temperatures inland.
Highs: 24-27

West Coast

Sunny with light winds, afternoon sea breezes.
Highs: 22-24

Coastal Otago

Morning cloud breaks to sunny spells, easterly breezes.
Highs: 20-22

Central Otago

Mostly sunny with light winds in the morning, afternoon south to
southwesterly breezes.
Highs: 27-28


Mostly sunny with light winds, afternoon sea breezes.
Highs: 24-26

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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