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Tuesday’s national forecast

A northeasterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, moving around an area of high pressure to the east of the country.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud, chance of a shower from afternoon. Northland sees slightly cloudier skies with a risk of showers for most of the day, especially in the east. Easterly winds.
Highs: 16-18

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny, there may be some cloud at times from afternoon. Light east to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 16-17

Eastern North Island

A mostly cloudy day with patchy drizzle or showers, clearing in the evening. East to northeasterly winds. Wairarapa may have a mainly dry day.
Highs: 15-16


Morning low cloud or fog clears then expect sunny weather, light east to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 14-15

Marlborough & Nelson

Morning cloud then mostly sunny, light winds tend north to northeast in the afternoon.
Highs: 12-15


Mostly cloudy about the coast, some drizzle or a light shower possible, afternoon sunny spells. Further inland expect mostly sunny weather after any morning cloud breaks away. East to northeast winds.
Highs: 10-12

West Coast

Mostly sunny weather, a touch of high cloud. Light winds.
Highs: 12-16

Southland & Otago
A mostly sunny day with some high cloud, light winds tend onshore about coastal areas in the afternoon.
Highs: 8-11

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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