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Thursday’s national forecast

High pressure means generally settled weather today. The North Island may still experience late afternoon showers about central areas, sunny in the South Island with high cloud for Southland and Otago.

Upper North Island

Some morning cloud with the risk of a drizzle patch or two especially in Northland and about the Bay Of Plenty, any drizzle quickly clearing then sunny areas developing with north to northeasterly breezes. Inland Bay Of Plenty and the Waikato may experience late afternoon showers again any of which ease overnight.
HIGHS: 20-23

Lower North Island

Plenty of cloud about however sunny breaks too especially in coastal areas, winds tend westerly in the west and northeasterly on the east coast. Showers about the Central North Island clear this morning, later in the afternoon a few furthers showers get going possibly becoming heavy then easing overnight.
HIGHS: 20-23

Upper South Island

Mostly sunny weather for all regions with sea breezes, any morning cloud clears. Low risk of a late afternoon shower about some inland hills and ranges.
HIGHS: 18-19 on the West Coast, 22 in Nelson. 22-24 in Canterbury and Marlborough.

Lower South Island

Mostly sunny weather with light winds and some high cloud, westerlies a little breezy about the Southland coastline.
HIGHS: 17-18. Mid 20’s inland.

WeatherWatch.co.nz

Comments

Guest on 12/12/2012 5:08pm

Hi I am traveling over to the coast via Lewis pass about 3pm today do you think there will be heavy showers and thunderstorms?

WW Forecast Team on 13/12/2012 2:21am

You’ll allready be there, however none the less……. no thunderstorms or heavy showers likely there for you today.

A chance of a late shower about 5 or 6pm perhaps?

Cheers
Aaron

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