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Tuesday’s national forecast

A front weakens over the lower South Island today while weak high pressure sits elsewhere, a southeasterly airflow over Gisborne / East Cape brings some rain however.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mainly sunny day with some high cloud from afternoon after a frosty start inland. Northland sees cloud a bit more frequent during the day. Light winds tend southerly.
Highs: 13-15

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
High cloud with some sun at times, a frosty start to the day inland. Light winds.
Highs: 10-13

Eastern North Island
Rain or showers about northern Hawkes Bay northwards, rain may even become heavy for a time about Gisborne / East Cape late afternoon / evening. Sunny areas further south with high cloud. Cool south to southeasterly winds.
Highs: 12-18

High cloud, some sun at times. Northerly winds.
High: 12

Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny areas and some high cloud, light north to northwesterly winds change southerly in the evening.
Highs: 13-14

High cloud, light winds change southwest in the afternoon. Cloud increases about South Canterbury from afternoon then further north overnight bringing a chance of drizzle.
High: 12

West Coast
Morning rain easing to the odd shower by midday about South Westland, North Westland sees any morning showers clear then areas of sun break through. Light northeasterlies.
Highs: 11-13

Southland & Otago
Morning showers or spots of rain clear then sunny spells break through from afternoon, light winds tend southerly or southwest.
Highs: 8-10

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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