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Tuesday night’s national forecast

An anticyclone brings mainly settled conditions to the country overnight however a weakening front moving over the North Island brings some cloud and a few showers to some.

Auckland & Northland
Areas of cloud increase this evening with the chance of a light shower, Northland may see the risk of a light shower overnight. West to southwest winds ease later this evening.
Tonight’s Lows: 14-17

Bay Of Plenty, Waikato & Central North Island

Cloudy areas with westerly winds, some rain about the Central North Island this evening especially in the east then clearing. Chance of a shower or two
about the Waikato this evening then clearing. Clear skies about the Bay Of
Plenty with northerlies, some cloud developing there later this evening then
there is the low risk of a shower overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 12-16

Eastern North Island

Mainly clear skies although a period of showers, possibly heavy moves
through the Hawkes Bay this evening then clears. Light winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 14-15

Western North Island

Cloudy areas with westerlies easing this evening, any remaining showers
clear. Light winds overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 13-14


Cloudy periods with light winds, mainly tending northerly.
Tonight’s Low: 15


Clear with a few clouds about, northerlies ease later this evening. Light
winds overnight.
Tonight’s Low: 16


Clear spells with breezy east to northeast winds easing later this
Tonight’s Low: 14


Cloudy spells with easterlies developing this evening then easing
overnight. Clearer skies overnight for some north of about Banks
Tonight’s Lows: 12-13

West Coast

Mainly clear skies with easing southwesterlies, cloud and some rain
develops overnight about southern Fiordland.
Tonight’s Lows: 12-13

Coastal Otago

Clear areas and some cloud with easterlies easing this evening.
Tonight’s Low: 12

Central Otago

Mainly clear with some cloud about, west to southwest winds ease later this
Tonight’s Low: 9


Cloudy areas with northwesterly winds, odd spot of rain possible.
Tonight’s Low: 11

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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