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Thursday’s national forecast

The high is the most prominent weather feature today across the country but eastern areas of the North Island could see a showery southerly hold on for a little longer.

Southland & Otago
Dry with sunshine and a few clouds possible. Early frosts in sheltered places.Winds mainly light to moderate easterly across the south
Highs: 11-13
Low tonight: 0-3

West Coast
Generally sunny but some cloudy areas with northerlies picking up and possible rain developing about the fiords.
Highs: 13-15
Lows tonight: 4-7

Mostly sunny with a frosty start in sheltered places. Northeasterly breezes could pick up a little in the afternoon but light winds inland.
Highs: 12-14
Low tonight: -1-3

Marlborough & Nelson
Generally sunny with a pleasant afternoon but a chilly night with frosts likely.
Highs: 13-15
Lows tonight: 0-3

Partly cloudy skies, possible early shower with southerly breezes fading away. Cool in the wind.
High: 11-13
Low tonight: 8 or 9

Western North Island
Sunny skies with a few harmless clouds possibly. Not very much wind to speak of.
Highs: 13-15
Lows tonight: 4-7

Eastern North Island
Few showers possible with increasing dry spells and cool southerly breezes might take their time to die away. Chilly night ahead as well.
Highs: 11-14
Lows tonight: 2-6

Mostly sunny with light southwest breezes, some cloud at times about the CNI.
Highs: 12-17
Lows tonight: 0-6

Northland, Auckland & Waikato
Mostly sunny with a few clouds about, light winds from the south. Frosts possible in sheltered areas.
Highs: 14-17
Lows tonight: 2-7




LM on 6/06/2013 3:02am

It’s been mainly NE in the deep south – no westerlies at all. Even your ‘raw’ data is picking northerly quarter breezes. To be fair though, another private forecaster consistently says ‘westerly winds’ no matter what.

WW Forecast Team on 6/06/2013 3:16am


Yes an error on our part and now fixed as it should have read easterly.



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