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Thursday’s national forecast – Big high, nice and settled

A large high brings mainly settled weather to New Zealand today. A few showers through for eastern Northland and perhaps Coromandel this morning.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny, a few showers for Coromandel though but drying up in the afternoon. Eastern Northland sees a few showers for much of the day, western Northland has some cloud. East to southeasterly winds.
Highs: 21-25

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny with southeasterly winds easing, afternoon westerlies for New Plymouth.
Highs: 20-22

Eastern North Island

Early cloud clears Wairarapa, clearing Hawkes Bay in the afternoon then Gisborne in the evening. Once cloud clears sun breaks through. Southerly winds ease tending to the east after midday. Winds stick to the southeast for Gisborne though.
Highs: 19-21


A sunny day after any early cloud clears, it could be a chilly start up the Hutt Valley. Light winds.
Highs: 18-23

Marlborough & Nelson

Sunny after any morning cloud clears. Easterlies for Marlborough, afternoon northerlies for Nelson.
Highs: 20-22


Sunny weather, perhaps some mist or fog inland to start then again overnight. Warmest afternoon temperatures inland. Light winds tend easterly after midday.
Highs: 19-25

West Coast

A mix of sun and cloud, chance of an early shower for coastal Buller any of which clears. Cloud may thicken up in the evening. Winds are light.
Highs: 21-25

Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny weather with a touch of high cloud, there may be some low cloud or fog morning and night. Light winds.
Highs: 18-25


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