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Tuesday’s national forecast

A northeasterly airflow lies over New Zealand while a low pressure system builds in the Tasman Sea. The odd shower about northeastern parts of the North Island and the West Coast of the South Island.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty

Mostly cloudy about Northland, Auckland and the Bay Of Plenty with the odd light shower possible, gusty East to Nor’East winds. Sunny areas more frequent about the likes of Waikato with mainly dry weather.
Highs: 23-25

Western North Island (including Central North Island)

Mostly sunny with some high cloud, areas of low level cloud out times mainly about Taranaki and northeastern parts of the Central North Island. East to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 23-27

Eastern North Island

A mainly sunny day with east to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 23-24


Mostly sunny with North to Nor’West winds.
High: 23

Marlborough & Nelson

Mostly sunny with some high cloud at times, northerly winds.
Highs: 22-27


Sunny areas and some high cloud, East to Nor’East winds.
Highs: 24-26

West Coast

Mostly cloudy, there may be the odd shower about especially about Fiordland. North to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 21-25

Southland & Otago

Mostly cloudy with some rain about Southland, mostly clearing in the afternoon but the odd shower may remain. Easterly breezes for most although northerly winds about Central Otago.
Highs: 22-23

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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