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Thursday’s national forecast

An anticyclone brings mainly settled weather today, a front moves onto the lower South Island later this evening or overnight.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Morning cloud, perhaps some fog about the Waikato then becoming mostly sunny, east to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 19-23

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny spells, isolated showers possible in the afternoon then clearing evening. West to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 19-22

Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny with east to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 21-23

Mostly sunny but becoming a bit windy as northerlies strengthen.
High: 19

Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny, north to northwesterly winds pick up in the afternoon.
Highs: 21-26

Mostly sunny with some high cloud, northwesterlies for most however tending northeast about coastal fringes. Northwesterlies spread through to the coast by evening.
Highs: 21-25

West Coast
Sunny areas and some high cloud, rain moves into Fiordland late evening or overnight. Northwesterly winds.
Highs: 18-23

Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, overnight rain or showers as northwesterlies change southerly.
Highs: 20-24

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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