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Tuesday’s national forecast

A brisk west to southwesterly airflow lies over the country today, dry for most with only the odd shower affecting Southland. Some late drizzle for the South Island’s West Coast.

Mostly sunny with southwesterly winds, southwesterlies freshen in the afternoon with cloud becoming a little more frequent.
Highs: 16-17


Sunny spells with some cloud, cloud a little less frequent in the morning
and a little more prominant in the afternoon. Southwesterly winds becoming brisk
in the afternoon.
High: 16

Bay Of Plenty

Sunny with southwesterlies freshening late morning, perhaps a little gusty
at times in the afternoon.
Highs: 16-17

Waikato & Central North Island

Sunny in the morning, some cloud at times from midday as southwesterly
winds freshen.
Highs: 15-16

Eastern North Island

Early cloud clears then mostly sunny with southwesterlies dying away during
the morning, light winds in the afternoon.
Highs: 17-18


Sunny at first with southerlies dying away, some cloud at times from late
morning as southwesterlies freshen.
High: 15

Western North Island

Sunny areas and a few clouds at times, more so from midday. West to
northwest winds.
High: 16


Mostly sunny with northwesterlies freshening from late morning then easing
in the evening, winds may tend light southerly for a time later in the
High: 15


Mostly sunny with westerlies tending southwest around midday.
Highs: 17-18


Sunny with light winds, winds tend northwest in the afternoon for some
especially about the Sounds. Some high cloud possible.
Highs: 21


Sunny areas and some high cloud, west to northwest winds tend southwest in
the afternoon near the coast.
High: 19

West Coast

Becoming mostly cloudy by late morning, west to southwest winds. There odd
drizzle patch in the evening.
High: 13

Coastal Otago

Sunny spells with westerly winds becoming gusty by midday.
High: 16

Central Otago

Sunny spells with westerly winds, chance of a shower at times in the
Highs: 13-14


Cloudy periods with the odd shower, strong westerly winds.
High: 13

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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