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Tuesday’s national forecast

A southeasterly airflow lies over the North Island today, while the South Island has high pressure. It’s mainly settled across the country, although there may be a shower for the North Island’s East Coast and also about parts of Northland.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty

Early heavy rain eases about northeastern parts of Northland, while eastern parts of Northland see cloudy areas and the chance of a shower during the day. Mainly sunny elsewhere. Light south to southeasterly breezes.
Highs: 16

Western North Island (including Central North Island)

Chance of an early shower otherwise becoming mostly sunny in the morning with southeast breezes.
Highs: 13-16

Eastern North Island

Cloudy periods with southerly breezes and the chance of a shower in the afternoon / evening, otherwise mainly dry.
Highs: 14-15


Becoming mostly sunny in the morning. Southerlies die out later in the day.
High: 13

Marlborough & Nelson

Sunny with light winds.
Highs: 14-15


Sunny with light east to northeasterly breezes.
High: 13

West Coast

Sunny with light winds.
Highs: 12-13

Southland & Otago

Sunny spells about Southland with west to northwesterly winds, Otago is mainly sunny with light winds.
Highs: 11-14

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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