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Tuesday’s national forecast

A front slowly clears the eastern side of the North Island this afternoon, meanwhile a low associated with this front moves over the North Island during the day. A ridge lies over the South Island.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty

A mix of sun and cloud, a few showers possible this afternoon / evening then clearing away. Light winds.
Highs: 13-16

Western North Island (including Central North Island)

Any morning showers clear, cloud may break to some sun this afternoon. Light winds.
Highs: 10-14

Eastern North Island

Morning showers, possibly heavy then easing and becoming drier from afternoon with sunny areas breaking through. Light southwesterly winds.
Highs: 13-15


Cloudy with the odd shower possible, southerly winds.
High: 12

Marlborough & Nelson

Mainly sunny, any morning cloud about Marlborough breaks away. Light winds.
Highs: 13-15


Morning cloud, some drizzle possible about North Canterbury then breaking to sunny spells in the afternoon. Light winds.
Highs: 9-12

West Coast

A sunny day with light winds, some high cloud about South Westland.
Highs: 12-13

Southland & Otago

Sunny areas and some high cloud after a frosty start, light winds.
Highs: 8-10

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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