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Thursday’s national forecast

High pressure brings mainly settled weather today but a few showers cropping up for the western North Island this afternoon / evening.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloud thickens up during the morning, a few isolated showers developing from afternoon. Northeasterly winds.
Highs: 18-22

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning sun then cloud thickens in the afternoon with a few isolated showers developing. Showers may turn to rain about Taranaki and the Central North Island in the evening. Light winds.
Highs: 16-19

Eastern North Island

Mostly sunny, some cloud at times especially later in the day bringing the chance of an isolated shower to the ranges. Light east to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 18-21


Mostly sunny, light northerly winds.
High: 17

Marlborough & Nelson

Sunny with light winds tending onshore in the afternoon.
Highs: 17-21


Any morning fog clears then mostly sunny, some high cloud at times during the day. Afternoon easterly winds.
Highs: 17-20

West Coast

Mostly sunny, some high cloud for South Westland. Some fog possible about Buller to start then clearing. Light winds tend southwest in the afternoon.
Highs: 15-20

Southland & Otago
Morning cloud breaks to sunny areas about coastal Otago, high cloud with occasional sun elsewhere. Light winds, afternoon northeasterlies for coastal Otago.
Highs: 15-19

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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