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Thursday’s national forecast

An anticyclone muscles in over New Zealand today while a southeasterly airflow eases over the North Island.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Early rain or showers clear then becoming mostly sunny, could be a rogue shower about Northland during today. Light southerly quarter winds.
Highs: 24-26

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with southeasterly breezes, there may be some cloud and the chance of a shower spilling over from the east towards the ranges in the east.
Highs: 18-22

Eastern North Island
Morning rain easing to showers. There may be some sun later in the day mainly about the Wairarapa. Cool south to southeasterly winds.
Highs: 18-20

Any early showers clear then becoming mostly sunny. Southeasterly winds.
High: 18

Marlborough & Nelson
Any early light drizzle clears then cloud breaks to sunny spells, east to southeasterly winds.
Highs: 18-21

Chance of a morning drizzle patch then afternoon sunny spells break through, east to northeasterly winds becoming breezy.
Highs: 17-19

West Coast
A mix of sun and cloud, a few isolated showers are possible in the afternoon, for North Westland especially. Light winds tend northwest in the afternoon.
Highs: 19-23

Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and some high cloud, light winds. East to northeasterly winds freshen about the Otago coast.
Highs: 19-26

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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