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Tuesday’s national forecast

An area of low pressure weakens over the North Island today but still delivers some rain in the east, mainly sunny in the west with morning fog possible. The South Island remains under a ridge of high pressure with a front about the far south spreading some high cloud over the area.

Northland, Auckland & Waikato
Sunny spells and some cloud after any morning cloud clears, light southerly breezes tending a little more southwest on western coastlines.
Highs: 16-17

Central North Island, Bay Of Plenty
Chance of an early shower otherwise dry and sunny after morning cloud clears. Light south to southeast breezes.
Highs: 14-18

Eastern North Island
Rain about Hawkes Bay and Gisborne eases to a few showers in the afternoon, southeasterly breezes and mostly cloudy skies all day. A few morning showers for Waipara clear then there could be a brief sunny spell or two in the afternoon otherwise remaining cloudy, light east to northeast winds.
Highs: 16-17

Western North Island
Mostly sunny with southeasterly breezes, a few clouds about here and there.
Highs: 16-17

Sunny spells after any early low cloud or fog clears, expect light winds. Cloud thickens in the evening with light southerlies, chance of some overnight drizzle.
High: 15

Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny for Nelson with light winds, cloudy periods with a risk of drizzle about Marlborough. Light winds tend southerly.
Highs: 15-16

Morning fog patches then expect cloudy spells with light southwest breezes, a few sunny breaks at times.
Highs: 13-14

West Coast
Sunny with some cloud, light southwesterlies.
Highs: 15-16

Southland & Otago
Sunny with some high cloud, any morning fog clears. Light winds for most tending northwest about Southland and inland areas.
Highs: 10-13


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