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Tuesday’s national forecast

A large anticyclone in the Tasman Sea directs a gentle southwesterly airflow over New Zealand today, perhaps a little breezy about the far south however.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny weather, some cloud hangs about western coastal areas during the day. Southwesterly winds for
most, an afternoon sea breeze may develop about eastern coastal areas.
Highs: 21-27

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning cloud breaks about inland areas to a mostly sunny day, some cloud hangs about the coast. Light winds then afternoon westerly quarter winds.
Highs: 19-24

Eastern North Island
A sunny day, light winds tend east to southeasterly in the afternoon. Cloud moves in overnight.
Highs: 24-28

Some morning cloud then mostly sunny in the afternoon, northerly winds change southerly in the evening.
High: 22

Marlborough & Nelson
A sunny day with light winds then afternoon sea breezes.
Highs: 23-26

Mostly sunny, some late evening cloud. Afternoon east to southeasterly winds.
Highs: 22-25

West Coast
A mostly sunny day, any morning cloud about North Westland clears away. Light winds tend onshore in the afternoon.
Highs: 20-28

Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny, expect some coastal cloud about Southland and the Catlins however. Southwesterly winds, breezy about coastal Otago.
Highs: 15-27

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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