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Tuesday’s national forecast

A southwesterly airflow lies over the country today, the odd shower possible Auckland northwards otherwise mainly sunny across the North Island. A front moves onto the lower South Island later today bringing cold temperatures and wintry showers.

Periods of cloud with breezy southwesterlies, the odd brief shower possible at times.
Highs: 15-16


Periods of cloud with southwesterly winds, the odd brief shower at times
mainly afternoon onwards.
High: 15

Bay Of Plenty

Becoming sunny in the morning, southwesterly winds .
High: 15

Waikato & Central North Island

Sunny with southwesterly winds, freshening a little in the afternoon
especially about the Waikato.
Highs: 12-14

Eastern North Island

Any morning cloud clears to a mostly sunny day, light southwesterlies ease
dying out by evening.
High: 13


Mostly sunny with southwesterly winds, breezy at times in the
Highs: 14-15

Western North Island

Mostly sunny with light northwesterly winds, some late evening cloud.
High: 13


Sunny with light northerlies.
High: 12


Sunny with southwesterly winds.
High: 15


Sunny with light winds, northwesterlies may freshen up overnight.
High: 15


Sunny with light winds tending northwest in the afternoon.
Highs: 14-15

West Coast

A few morning sunny spells however becoming mostly cloudy by midday with
westerly winds, rain moves into South Westland during the afternoon then further
north late afternoon / evening. Winds change southwest overnight.
High: 12

Coastal Otago

Mostly sunny with some high cloud gradually moving in during the day,
northwesterly winds. Later in the evening winds change southwest with showers 
which clear overnight.
High: 15

Central Otago

Sunny areas and increasing high cloud for most although about the Southern
Lakes area and west of there expect cloudy spells and the odd shower from
morning, northwesterly winds. In the evening rain develops for most with a
southwest change. Snow to 800m around midnight lowers to 600m overnight.
Highs: 10-12


Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, brisk northwesterly winds. Winds
change cold southwesterly in the evening bringing rain, snow to 800m lowers to
400m overnight.
High: 14

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


sw on 4/08/2014 5:23pm

yet another southwesterly,boring weather.

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