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Thursday’s national forecast

A cold front moves northwards over the South Island today meanwhile conditions are mainly settled further north.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny, there may be some morning cloud about the Waikato and Bay Of Plenty. Light winds then afternoon sea breezes.
Highs: 27-31

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Some morning cloud then mostly sunny, west to northwest winds.
Highs: 24-27

Eastern North Island
Sunny with afternoon east to northeast winds, northwesterlies for Wairarapa.
High: 24

Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with afternoon north to northeasterly winds about Nelson, afternoon northwesterly winds for Marlborough.
Highs: 26-33

Morning cloud then sunny, a few evening showers move through as northwest winds change southwest, gusty about the coast. Showers clear at night.
Highs: 29-33

West Coast
Rain about South Westland with heavy falls, spreading into North Westland during the afternoon, some sun possible before rain moves in. Rain clears at night as a southwest change pushes through.
Highs: 18-26

Southland & Otago
Rain develops about Southland in the morning, spreading into Otago around midday with a southwest change. Rain clears during the evening. High cloud before rain moves in.
Highs: 17-23

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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