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Tuesday’s national forecast

A large anticyclone in the Tasman Sea stretches out a ridge over New Zealand today bringing mainly settled weather. Eastern regions may experience some cloud and a shower or drizzle patch however.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny with light winds in the morning, low risk of an isolated shower late afternoon / evening. Light winds in the morning then afternoon sea breezes.
Highs: 20-22

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny, some cloud builds towards the ranges in the east bringing the chance of a shower in the afternoon. Southeasterly winds.
Highs: 18-22

Eastern North Island
Mostly cloudy with a drizzle patch or two possible, southerly winds.
Highs: 18-19

Periods of cloud, chance of a shower otherwise mainly dry. Southerly winds.
High: 17

Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly cloudy, may be a shower about inland hills and ranges afternoon / evening then clearing at night. East to southeasterly winds for Marlborough, afternoon northerlies in Nelson.
Highs: 17-19

Cloudy with the odd drizzle patch possible, drying out by evening. Cloud breaks away overnight. Southerly winds.
Highs: 13-15

West Coast
Mostly sunny, late afternoon / evening isolated showers develop about the ranges of Buller then clearing at night. Light winds.
Highs: 19-22

Southland & Otago
Any morning cloud / showers clear to a mostly sunny afternoon, light winds.
Highs: 14-23

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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