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Tuesday’s national forecast

A high sits out to the west of the North Island today while a strong west to northwesterly airflow lies over most of New Zealand. Fairly dry apart from South Westland and perhaps Southland later in the day.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty

Mainly sunny with West to Sou’Westerly winds, a little breezy in the afternoon. Some cloud possible mainly this morning.
Highs: 17-20

Western North Island (including Central North Island)

Mostly sunny with west to northwesterly winds, breezy during the afternoon hours.
Highs: 16-19

Eastern North Island

Sunny with light winds, perhaps briefly tending southwest in the afternoon near the coast.
Highs: 20-22


Mostly sunny with brisk Nor’Westerly winds.
High: 16

Marlborough & Nelson

Sunny with west to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 21-26


Sunny with northwesterly winds, fairly strong especially in the afternoon for inland areas. Near the coast winds may be light to start in the morning.
Highs: 24-25

West Coast

Cloudy areas with westerly winds, chance of a light shower or two about mainly for South Westland.
High: 15

Southland & Otago

Mostly sunny, a few clouds about Southland with chance of a spit or two also mainly later in the evening. Winds strong to gale force from the northwest although not picking up till afternoon about the Otago coast.
Highs: 18-23

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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