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Tuesday’s national forecast

A front lingers over the North Island today in a very humid northerly quarter airflow. Meanwhile the South Island has generally more settled weather with dry sunny conditions in the east and the odd clearing shower / drizzle patch out west.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Areas of rain, chance of heavy falls / thunderstorms otherwise fairly patchy. Humid north to northeasterly winds continue.
Highs: 25-26

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy areas, may be a shower or two more so in the afternoon. Becoming drier again in the evening. West to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 23-26

Eastern North Island
Areas of rain, more so about Hawkes Bay where there could be heavy falls and even a thunderstorm or two. Gisborne and further south about the Wairarapa may be fairly dry with high cloud although a shower or two in the afternoon can’t be discounted. Winds from the northerly quarter.
Highs: 25-29

Sunny spells with north to northwesterly winds, easing from afternoon.
High: 23

Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny, some cloud develops overnight. Afternoon northwesterlies for Marlborough, afternoon northerlies for Nelson.
Highs: 26-30

Sunny weather with afternoon east to northeasterly winds, some cloud moves in later in the evening or overnight.
Highs: 24-27

West Coast
Morning cloud with a drizzle patch or two then sunny areas increase from afternoon, light winds tend southwest after midday.
Highs: 22-27

Southland & Otago
A few showers pass through Southland late morning then into Otago (especially in the east) late afternoon / evening. Showers about eastern Otago may be heavy then clearing at night. Before showers move in conditions are mostly sunny with northwesterlies, changing south to southwest as showers move in.
Highs: 18-27

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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