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Tuesday’s national forecast

An anticyclones gives sunny conditions to the South Island today, heavy frosts morning and night however so watch for black ice especially where there is still slushy snow about on roads. The North Island sits under a breezy southerly airflow bringing showers in the east, mostly sunny out west.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty

Mainly sunny weather with breezy south to southeasterly winds.
Highs: 10-12

Western North Island (including Central North Island)

Mostly sunny with breezy south to southeasterly winds, some cloud nearer inland ranges.
Highs: 8-11

Eastern North Island

Cloudy with occasional showers, the odd low level snow flurry lifts to 300m by evening. The Wairarapa is mainly dry apart from clearing morning showers. Breezy cold south to southeasterly winds.
Highs: 9


A mostly cloudy day although sunny areas become a little more frequent from afternoon. Any early showers clear, breezy southerlies ease later in the day.
High: 9

Marlborough & Nelson

Sunny with light winds, a frosty start.
Highs: 9-10


Sunny with light winds after a very frosty start.
High: 7-9

West Coast

Sunny with light winds after a frosty start.
Highs: 8-9

Southland & Otago

Sunny with a little high cloud possible, a very cold start. Light winds.
Highs: 4-6

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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