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Tuesday night’s national forecast

A cold southerly airflow lies over the country tonight, winds will not be very strong though, infact light in many areas bringing a risk of frosts tomorrow morning about inland parts especially in the South Island.

Any cloud and the odd shower in the east clearing this evening, mainly clear skies otherwise with southerly winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 4-6


Clear skies with light southerly winds.
Tonight’s Low: 3

Bay Of Plenty

Clear skies with light winds tending southwest.
Tonight’s Low: 4

Waikato & Central North Island

Mainly clear skies with south to southeasterly winds, winds lighter about
the Waikato.
Tonight’s Lows: 0-2

Eastern North Island

Mostly cloudy with the odd shower, cold south to southwesterly winds. A few
light snow flurries may make it down to 700m at times along the ranges.
Tonight’s Lows: 5-6


Mainly clear skies with breezy southeasterlies, easing a little
Tonight’s Lows: 5-6

Western North Island

Clear spells, south to southeasterly winds.
Tonight’s Low: 4


Clear spells with southerly winds, a few showers later overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 6-7

Marlborough & Nelson

Clear skies, light winds.
Tonight’s Low: -1-0


Clear skies with light winds this evening, some cloud develops overnight
near the coast with a few showers possible towards dawn especially on Banks
Peninsula with the odd snow flurries to 400m.
Tonight’s Lows: -1-2

West Coast

Clear skies, light winds may tend easterly or southeast.
Tonight’s Lows: 1-2

Coastal Otago

Periods of cloud, the odd shower and snow flurry is possible to 400m from
this evening then 300m overnight. Cold southwesterly winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 4-5

Central Otago

Mainly clear although expect a period of cloud for a time, chance of a
shower in the east ovenight. Light winds tend southerly.
Tonight’s Lows: -3- -2


Any remaining showers clear this evening, cloud breaks up a little
overnight. Cold southwesterlies ease.
Tonight’s Lows: 1-2

Homepage image / Chris Johnson 

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


John Gaul on 15/07/2014 9:38am

At least Aaron’s forecast is more specific than MetServices’s ones, and not SHORT and vague.


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