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Thursday’s national forecast – Ridge of high pressure

A ridge of high pressure brings similar weather today as what we had yesterday.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Partly cloudy skies with a few showers, especially north of about Tauranga. Easterly winds. Waikato and eastern Bay Of Plenty has mainly sunny weather after fog breaks away.
Highs: 19-21

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning low cloud or fog then breaking to sunny spells, light winds.
Highs: 16-20

Eastern North Island

Mostly sunny with some cloud at times, some mid level cloud hangs about Gisborne with the odd shower. Morning fog possible. Light east to northeast winds.
Highs: 19-20


A mix of sun and cloud, northerly winds.
Highs: 18-20

Marlborough & Nelson

Mostly sunny with any morning cloud or fog breaking away, light winds tend north to northwest in the afternoon.
Highs: 19-22


Low cloud or fog on the plains then afternoon sun, low cloud may hang about the coast in some spots then thickening again at night. Mostly sunny elsewhere (mainly inland) from morning. Light winds tend east to northeast after midday.
Highs: 18-21

West Coast

Cloudy areas, the odd shower. Morning fog for inland Buller breaks to sunny spells. Light north to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 17-19

Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, there could be some morning low cloud or fog for coastal Otago then breaking away. Light winds.
Highs: 19-20


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