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Tuesday’s national forecast: 30 degrees for some inland, cooler in coastal areas (+7 maps)

High pressure covers New Zealand and winds are much lighter for most regions. Still, it’s not entirely calm with a breeze still blowing through Cook Strait and the Southern Alps in places.

Westerlies will be brisk around Stewart Island and coastal Southland.

The highest risk for showers today is in Fiordland and Stewart Island, everywhere else should be dry.

See your hourly forecasts for full details locally!

Here are the regional forecasts for Tuesday

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly Sunny. Hottest inland, like Waikato. Light winds for most but southerlies still fading from Auckland northwards.
Highs: 22-30

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly Sunny with light variable winds. Warmest inland.a
Highs: 20-24

Eastern North Island
Sunny with warm westerlies in Wairarapa, cooler Southerlies fading in the north, like Gisborne.
Highs: 20 – 27

Northerlies and mostly sunny.
High: 19 – 23

Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with light winds, hot inland.
Highs: 23 – 30

A cool start for some, then a sunny day with light variable winds. Several degrees cooler in coastal areas compared to inland.
Highs: 15 – 21

West Coast
A mix of sun and cloud in coastal areas, sunny and hot inland.
Highs: 18 – 26

Southland & Otago
A cool start but warming up, especially away from the sea where it will be sunnier. Westerlies for Southland and easterlies in coastal Otago. Hot inland. Windiest about Stewart Island with the risk of a shower there.
Highs: 18-32


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