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Thursday’s national forecast

Mainly anticyclonic conditions today for New Zealand.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny with southerly winds tending southwest in the afternoon.
Highs: 21-24

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A mostly sunny day with southerly breezes.
Highs: 17-22

Eastern North Island

Some morning sun possible then cloudy areas increase, the odd shower or two about the coastal fringe from afternoon, mainly dry inland. Southwesterly winds.
Highs: 17-20


Morning low cloud or fog breaks to sunny areas, south to southeasterly winds.
High: 16-17

Marlborough & Nelson

Mostly sunny with light winds tending onshore in the afternoon (easterly for Marlborough, northerly for Nelson).
Highs: 17-20


Morning low cloud or fog then mostly sunny with light winds tending east to southeast in the afternoon.
Highs: 17-21

West Coast

Sunny weather with light winds tending west to southwest in the afternoon. Some morning fog possible about inland valleys.
Highs: 18-23

Southland & Otago
Cloudy areas develop about Southland this afternoon, mostly sunny for Otago then some evening cloud moves in. Light winds tend to the south or southwest in the afternoon.
Highs: 15-20

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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