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Thursday’s national forecast – Westerly airflow (+12 maps)

A westerly quarter airflow lies over New Zealand today, there will be a few showers in the west, some rain for the West Coast and in the east we are looking at dry sunny weather. This evening a cold front moves into the far south bringing rain, showers overnight for Canterbury.

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

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A frosty start for the Waikato. Some cloud and the odd shower, mainly in the west. Bay Of Plenty is sunnier and mainly dry. Southwesterly winds.
Highs: 14-15

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A frosty start about the Central Plateau. Some cloud, a shower or two possible from late morning. West to northwesterly winds pick up towards midday.
Highs: 9-14

Eastern North Island

Sunny, a cold start inland. Any early showers about Mahia Peninsula and Gisborne clear. Early southwesterlies possible otherwise winds tend northwest, perhaps a little gusty about Wairarapa for a time in the afternoon.
Highs: 14-17

Wellington

Mostly sunny, some cloud may drift through at times, a cold start inland. Northwesterly winds.
Highs: 13-14

Marlborough & Nelson

Sunny with westerly winds for Marlborough, winds tend more southwest in Nelson. Some cloud from midday for Nelson.
Highs: 14-16

Canterbury

Sunny with northwesterly winds. Overnight southwesterlies bring a few showers.
Highs: 12-15

West Coast

Showers with westerly quarter winds, some rain about South Westland for a time in the afternoon then perhaps further north in the evening. Some snow to 500m overnight about Fiordland.
Highs: 8-12

Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny, some developing high cloud, late afternoon or evening a southwest change moves in bringing rain, easing back to showers at night. Snow lowers to 600m with rain then lowering to 400m overnight but in lesser amounts.
Highs: 12-15


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Thursday 19th August 3:00pm Swell map – weatherwatch.co.nz
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