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Thursday’s national forecast

A north to northeasterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, dry in the east while out west there may be the odd patchy shower about.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty

Mostly cloudy with the odd shower about, long dry periods too. Breezy east to Nor’East winds.
Highs: 17-19

Western North Island (including Central North Island)

Mostly sunny in the morning then high cloud thickens from afternoon, late evening spots of rain. Light winds.
Highs: 17-20

Eastern North Island

A mainly sunny morning then high cloud thickens from afternoon, late evening or overnight spots of rain possible. East to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 15-16


Sunny areas and increasing cloud, northerly winds from afternoon.
High: 15

Marlborough & Nelson

Plenty of high cloud with north to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 15-19


Sunny areas and some high cloud, gusty ENE winds develop in the afternoon near the coast while inland winds are lighter northwest.
Highs: 16-19

West Coast

Mostly cloudy with the odd patchy shower, northerly winds.
High: 15

Southland & Otago

A mainly sunny day with light northerly winds for most, northeasterlies for the Otago coast. Some high cloud possible.
Highs: 17-20

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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