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Tuesday’s national forecast

An anticyclone lies over most of New Zealand today, it may become a little unstable for parts of the upper North Island this afternoon.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud, may be a shower about. In the afternoon / evening showers may become heavy with the low risk of a thunderstorm then clearing later on. Light winds and afternoon sea breezes.
Highs: 18-20

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with east to southeasterly winds.
Highs: 18-22

Eastern North Island
A mix of sun and cloud with southerlies tending easterly in the afternoon.
Highs: 15-17

Mostly sunny after any morning cloud clears, southeasterly winds.
High: 15

Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with east to southeasterly winds, afternoon northerlies for Nelson.
Highs: 16-17

Mostly sunny with light winds and afternoon sea breezes, some cloud inland about the ranges late afternoon / evening brings the risk of an isolated shower otherwise mainly dry.
Highs: 15-17

West Coast
A mix of sun and cloud, chance of an isolated shower late afternoon / evening inland about the ranges, especially Buller. Light winds and afternoon sea breezes.
Highs: 16-19

Southland & Otago
Any morning cloud clears then mostly sunny with light winds, afternoon sea breezes.
Highs: 15-23

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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