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Tuesday’s national forecast

A cool southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloudy areas and the odd shower, mainly out west. The Bay Of Plenty has a mainly dry day with mostly sunny weather. Southwesterly winds.
Highs: 18-21

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy areas with the odd shower, southwesterly winds.
Highs: 14-17

Eastern North Island

Cloudy areas, may be a shower or two about then breaking away in the evening. Southwesterly winds die out later in the day.
Highs: 17-19


Morning cloud with the risk of a shower then sunny areas increase from afternoon as southerlies tend northerly.
High: 16-17

Marlborough & Nelson

Morning cloud about Marlborough then becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon, light winds. Nelson has mostly sunny weather with some high cloud, winds from the southwest.
Highs: 18-19


Some morning sun then afternoon cloud as southerlies freshen.
Highs: 14-17

West Coast

Mostly cloudy with occasional showers, more so from afternoon. Cool southwesterly winds.
Highs: 13-15

Southland & Otago
Showers, may be a few isolated heavy falls first thing (mainly about Southland) then easing. Showers mostly clearing at night. Breezy westerlies ease later in the day.
Highs: 12-14

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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