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Thursday’s national forecast – Anticyclone settles in (+10 maps)

An anticyclone settles in over New Zealand today, this high takes up residency through till early next week bringing a period of settled and frosty weather.

Please refer to your local, hourly, 10 day forecast for more details.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny, a frosty start perhaps about southern rural Auckland and inland areas like the Waikato. Light southeasterlies.
Highs: 14-16

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning cloud breaks then mostly sunny, southeasterlies ease dying away.
Highs: 7-14

Eastern North Island

Mostly cloudy with the odd shower, becoming mainly dry by evening although showers remain about northern Hawkes Bay northwards. There may be some sun late in the day before dusk. Southwesterlies die out overnight.
Highs: 12-14


Early showers clear then sunny areas increase, southerlies ease dying out late afternoon.
Highs: 12-13

Marlborough & Nelson

Sunny with light winds.
Highs: 8-13


Early cloud possible, mostly sunny otherwise. Light winds tend northeast in the afternoon near the coast.
Highs: 6-11

West Coast

Sunny, some cloud develops later in the day. About Fiordland skies are a little cloudier with the chance of a light shower about the coast. Light winds.
Highs: 8-13

Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny, a touch of high cloud. Light winds.
Highs: 6-10

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