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Tuesday’s national forecast

A brisk westerly quarter airflow covers the country today, a few showers about for most for a time otherwise mainly dry. The far south of New Zealand and Fiordland get the wettest weather today.

Morning cloud breaks to sunny spells by midday, breezy southwesterlies ease in the evening.
Highs: 20-21


And few light morning showers clear, afternoon sunny spells. Brisk west to
southwest winds.
Highs: 18-19

Bay Of Plenty

Some morning cloud with the chance of a shower or two then expect sunny
spells from midday, brisk westerly winds.
High: 21

Waikato & Central North Island

A few morning showers clear then expect sunny spells from midday with brisk
westerly winds.
Highs: 17-19

Eastern North Island

Some morning cloud clears to a mostly sunny day, brisk to strong westerly
winds ease later in the evening.
Highs: 21-22

Western North Island

A few morning showers clear then expect sunny spells with brisk to strong
westerly winds.
High: 17


Mostly sunny, brisk to strong northwesterly winds.
High: 17-18


Mostly sunny with brisk west to southwest winds, cloud thickens overnight
with a few showers.
High: 19


Sunny weather, westerlies freshen in the morning then winds tend more
northwest in the afternoon.
High: 21


A few morning showers move through with a southwest change then mostly
sunny weather from afternoon. Northwesterlies becoming strong by evening
especially inland.
Highs: 19-20

West Coast

Morning rain eases with a few sunny spells breaking through, brisk
westerlies ease. Cloud increases again from midday however and northwesterlies
pick up again, rain becoming persistent late afternoon / evening.
Highs: 15-16

Coastal Otago

Early rain clears then sunny spells increase, brisk west to southwest winds
ease. High cloud thickens from afternoon then late afternoon / evening another
period of showers pass through.
High: 17

Central Otago

Mostly cloudy, periods of rain from afternoon heaviest west of the Southern
Lakes area. Brisk west to northwest winds.
High: 14


Early showers clear then expect sunny spells with brisk to strong
westerlies, further showers move through in the afternoon then again from
High: 14

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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