Your web browser (Internet Explorer) is out of date. Some things will not look right and things might not work properly. Please download an up-to-date and free browser from here.

Tuesday’s national forecast

Fairly calm across the country today with a weak ridge of high pressure over the South Island, while the North Island sees a south to southeasterly airflow most places out west have a mainly good day. This is to the detriment of the east coast however which sees cloudier skies, a few showers about for Hawkes Bay and Gisborne too.

A few early showers clear in the east, morning cloud breaks to sunny spells with southeasterlies tending more south to southwest in the afternoon.
Highs: 17-18


Mostly sunny with some high cloud decreasing during the day, southerlies
tend a little more southwest in the afternoon.
High: 17

Bay Of Plenty

Plenty of high cloud with southeasterly winds.
High: 18

Waikato & Central North Island

Mostly sunny with some high cloud about, south to southeasterly
High: 16-19

Eastern North Island

Mostly cloudy with easterly winds, fresh about Gisborne. There may be a
light shower or drizzle patch about for Hawkes Bay northwards.
Highs: 14-15


Sunny with southerly breezes.
Highs: 17-18

Western North Island

Sunny areas and some high cloud, easterly winds.
High: 17


Mostly sunny with light easterlies.
High: 15


Sunny with light winds tending northerly.
High: 17


Sunny with light winds tending easterly or northeast.
High: 18


Sunny with light winds tending southerly in the morning then northeast in
the afternoon.
High: 17

West Coast

Mainly sunny after any morning cloud clears, light southwesterlies. About
Fiordland skies will be a little cloudier with northerlies, chance of a drizzle
patch there otherwise dry.
High: 14-15

Coastal Otago

Mostly sunny with northeasterly winds, a touch of early high cloud then
High: 16

Central Otago

Any early cloud clears to a sunny day, northerly winds.
Highs: 17-18


Any early cloud clears to a sunny day, northerly winds.
High: 18

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


Related Articles