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Tuesday’s national forecast

A humid northeasterly airflow lies over the country again today bringing rain to many areas. Watch for heavy areas of rain about Northland and Auckland today and winds rising to gale force especially about exposed eastern areas.

Rain with heavy falls, strong easterlies (gale about the eastern coastline) tend a little more southeast later in the day. Rain eases overnight.
Highs: 17-18


Rain, heavy at times from midday with strong easterly winds gusting to gale
at times in exposed areas from afternoon. Rain and winds ease overnight.
Highs: 16-17

Bay Of Plenty

Rain with heavy falls, especially about the Coromandel and western Bay Of
Plenty. Brisk easterlies strong at times from midday.
Highs: 16-17

Waikato & Central North Island

Brisk easterly winds with periods of rain.
Highs: 12-15

Eastern North Island

Rain with easterly winds, brisk from midday. Rain may become heavy
overnight about Hawkes Bay and Gisborne.
Highs: 14-16


Periods of rain with brisk easterly winds, rain becomes heavy from
High: 16

Western North Island

Periods of rain with easterly winds.
High: 14


Periods of rain with brisk east to southeasterly winds.
High: 14


Periods of rain with southeasterly winds.
High: 14


Rain with a few heavy falls, brisk easterly winds.
High: 14


Rain with a few heavy falls possible (mainly inland), breezy easterly
Highs: 11-12

West Coast

Mostly cloudy with morning rain becoming patchy, Fiordland stays dry for
the day although expect some high cloud. Gusty east to southeasterly
Highs: 14-15

Coastal Otago

Cloudy with early morning rain easing to drizzle patches, breezy east to
northeasterly winds.
Highs: 9-10

Central Otago

Cloudy periods with early drizzle patches clearing for most, about
northeastern parts of the district patchy drizzle may continue for the rest of
the day. Breezy easterlies.
Highs: 9-10


Morning cloud breaks to a few sunny spells, breezy easterly winds.
High: 11

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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