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Thursday’s national forecast – Mainly settled, odd shower in the west (+8 maps)

A front approaches New Zealand from the west today in the Tasman Sea, for the most part though conditions are mainly settled but a shower or two does move in for some western areas.

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

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of mid and high level cloud, there may be a shower or two also, mainly from afternoon then clearing in the evening. The Bay Of Plenty has a dry day with some high cloud. Northwesterlies tend to the north later in the day.
Highs: 16-17

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A mix of mid and high level cloud, a shower or two about Taranaki and Kapiti. Northerly winds.
Highs: 11-16

Eastern North Island

Mostly sunny, some high cloud. Light winds tend northeasterly in the afternoon.
Highs: 15-16


Partly cloudy skies, risk of a spit or shower from midday, mainly about Upper Hutt. Northerly winds.
Highs: 14-16

Marlborough & Nelson

Mostly sunny, there may be some high cloud. The odd shower possible for Golden Bay from afternoon and the Marlborough Sounds in the evening. Light winds.
Highs: 14-16


Mostly sunny with a touch of high cloud, thickening later in the day. East to northeasterly winds develop late morning.
Highs: 10-14

West Coast

Cloudy areas and the odd shower, Buller may be fairly dry for most of the day. Northeasterly winds.
Highs: 13-15

Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, light northerly winds inland, winds tend northeasterly near the coast. Northeasterlies for coastal Otago may become a little breezy in the afternoon.
Highs: 11-14

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