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Tuesday’s national forecast

A southerly airflow lies over the North Island today meanwhile the South Island has some respite in the form of a ridge of high pressure, however a front moves onto the lower South Island around midday then pushes northwards bringing a few showers.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny spells and the chance of a shower, showers more likely in the afternoon. South to southwesterly winds.
Highs: 20-21

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Any early showers clear then cloud breaks to some sun in the afternoon, southerly winds.
Highs: 16-19

Eastern North Island
Morning showers ease then clearing around midday, skies staying mostly cloudy. Later in the evening or overnight a few showers move in again. Southerly winds.
Highs: 17-20

Morning showers clear then sunny spells increase, southerlies ease then freshening again later on.
High: 16

Marlborough & Nelson
Any early showers clear then mostly sunny with southerlies easing, later in the afternoon or evening southerlies freshen up again with some cloud.
Highs: 18-19

Mostly sunny after any morning fog breaks, southerlies develop this evening bringing the chance of overnight patchy showers or drizzle.
Highs: 14-16

West Coast
Mostly sunny, some cloud moves into Fiordland in the morning bringing a few showers. Risk of a shower further north late afternoon / evening. Southerly quarter winds.
Highs: 15-17

Southland & Otago
Dry in the morning with some sun then a fresh southwest change sweeps through Southland around midday and into Otago early afternoon bringing showers. Showers clear in the evening.
Highs: 14-16

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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