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Thursday’s national forecast

A weak ridge lies over New Zealand today, south to southeasterly airflows in the east, light variable winds in the west.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud after any morning fog breaks away. A few showers move into Northland around midday then a shower or two may make it into the Auckland area late afternoon / evening. Light winds.
Highs: 16-18

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny areas and some high cloud, light southeasterly winds.
Highs: 12-16

Eastern North Island
Cloudy periods, chance of a shower or two mainly about coastal fringes. Light southerly winds.
Highs: 15

A chance of morning drizzle, mostly cloudy with light southeasterly winds.
High: 13

Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly cloudy with east to southeasterly winds.
High: 13-14

Cloudy with drizzle possible, especially about Mid and South Canterbury. Light east to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 11-12

West Coast
Mostly cloudy, showers right on the coast with the chance of a heavy fall (mainly afternoon), light east to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 14-15

Southland & Otago
Mostly cloudy with east to northeast winds.
Highs: 10-11

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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