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Thursday’s national forecast – Odd shower out west (+8 maps)

Mainly settled around New Zealand today thanks to a high pressure system plonked over the country.

Some western regions may see a shower or two, it’s mainly dry elsewhere. Winds are light to moderate for most.

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

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloudy areas and the odd shower, southwesterly winds. Bay Of Plenty especially in the east is drier and with more frequent areas of sun, lighter winds too.
Highs: 18-20

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Partly cloudy skies, a shower or two possible mainly about Taranaki. West to southwesterly winds.
Highs: 14-18

Eastern North Island

Sunny, light winds tend east to northeast in the afternoon.
Highs: 17-19


Mostly sunny then a few clouds from afternoon, northerlies pick up overnight.
Highs: 17-19

Marlborough & Nelson

Sunny, light winds tend to the north in the afternoon for Marlborough. West to southwesterly winds for Nelson.
Highs: 16-18


Sunny, light winds tend northeasterly in the afternoon nearer the coast.
Highs: 13-17

West Coast

Mostly cloudy with a shower or two, southwesterlies. Fiordland has winds tend northwest and rain moving in overnight.
Highs: 13-15

Southland & Otago
Morning cloud with the risk of a shower then sunny areas about Southland in the afternoon, Otago has any morning cloud clear then sunny. North to northwesterly winds for most, winds tend northeast in the afternoon for coastal Otago.
Highs: 14-16

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