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Tuesday’s national forecast

An anticyclone brings mainly settled weather to the South Island today, a southerly airflow over the North Island ease during the day.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mainly sunny with light southerly quarter winds. Any morning showers (possibly heavy) about Northland clear away. Low risk of an isolated shower in the afternoon.
Highs: 15-16

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mainly sunny with south to southeasterly winds, some cloud closer to the ranges in the east.
Highs: 9-13

Eastern North Island
Sunny spells with southwesterly winds, cloud thickens up in the afternoon as winds tend a little more southerly bringing the chance of a light shower or two. Cloud then breaks away overnight.
Highs: 12-13

Any early showers clear then sunny areas increase from morning, southerlies ease during the day.
High: 10

Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with light winds.
Highs: 11-12

Mainly sunny, light east to northeasterly winds in the afternoon.
Highs: 10-12

West Coast
Sunny with light winds.
Highs: 12-13

Southland & Otago
Mainly sunny with light winds.
Highs: 11-13

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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