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Thursday’s national forecast

Rain with persistent falls in the east, brisk to strong ENE winds.
Highs: 16-17

Cloudy with the odd shower, mainly in the north. Brisk to strong
High: 16

Bay Of Plenty

Early drizzle clears, a few afternoon sunny spells possible. Brisk to
strong easterly winds.
Highs: 16

Waikato & Central North Island

Morning cloud breaks to sunny spells around midday, east to northeast winds
brisk about the Waikato.
Highs: 13-15

Eastern North Island

Morning drizzle clears then a few sunny spells may sneak through from
afternoon, plenty of cloud about still. Breezy northeasterlies.
Highs: 14-15


Some early morning rain clears then sunny spells increase, brisk
northeasterly winds.
Highs: 15-16

Western North Island

Thick high cloud at first then decreasing in the afternoon, easterly
High: 16


Plenty of high cloud, northeasterly winds.
High: 14


Mostly cloudy with northeasterly winds, a few morning drizzle patches clear
then moving in again overnight.
Highs: 14-15


Plenty of high cloud with northeasterly winds.
Highs: 14-15


Thick high cloud with breezy northeasterlies, a few late spots of rain
possible especially inland.
High: 13

West Coast

Mostly cloudy with northeasterlies, about North Westland a few morning
showers clear then developing again in the evening. Expect occasional showers
about South Westland from morning then rain by evening.
High: 14

Coastal Otago

Thick high cloud with breezy northeasterly winds.
High: 12

Central Otago

Plenty of high cloud with light northerlies, a few brief spells of rain in
the afternoon then again overnight (mainly in the west).
Highs: 10


Plenty of high cloud with light northeasterlies, a few brief spells of rain
late afternoon / evening.
Highs: 10-11

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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