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Thursday’s national forecast – Showers for most (+8 maps)

A westerly airflow lies over the North Island today meanwhile south to southwesterly winds are further south. Showers for most regions with some rain about Canterbury. Hawkes Bay and Gisborne look to be the driest spots.

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

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Partly cloudy skies with occasional showers, conditions drying out late afternoon or evening. Bay Of Plenty is dry in the morning then chance of a shower in the afternoon / evening. West to southwesterly winds.
Highs: 15-17

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly cloudy with occasional showers, westerly quarter winds.
Highs: 10-16

Eastern North Island

Mostly sunny, some cloud at times. Wairarapa is mostly cloudy with showers and southerlies. A shower may reach into Hawkes Bay in the evening.
Highs: 13-17


Mostly cloudy with occasional showers, south to southeasterly winds.
Highs: 13-14

Marlborough & Nelson

Mostly cloudy with the odd shower from afternoon, Nelson may have some sun this morning. South to southeasterly winds.
Highs: 12-14


Mostly cloudy with a few showers, some rain about South Canterbury spreading into North Canterbury in the afternoon (more so inland). Snow to 700m in the evening. Southwesterly winds.
Highs: 9-11

West Coast

Morning sun possible then a few shows from around midday, light winds. Fiordland sees any early showers clear then sun develops.
Highs: 10-14

Southland & Otago
Cloudy with occasional showers, perhaps some rain at times for northern parts of Otago. Snow flurries lower to 600m in the afternoon. Light southeasterlies.
Highs: 8-10

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