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Tuesday’s national forecast – Low drives in showers

A low pressure system to the northeast still drives in showers to the east of the North Island today, perhaps a few pockets of rain still, a few afternoon showers out west. The South Island is mainly settled with high pressure however afternoon showers may develop inland again.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Partly cloudy, the odd isolated shower especially afternoon / early evening. Southerly winds.
Highs: 22 – 25

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Partly cloudy, cloudier towards the eastern ranges with the odd shower. Southeasterly winds.
Highs: 16 – 22

Eastern North Island

Patchy rain or showers, south to southeasterly winds.
Highs: 17 – 19


Mostly cloudy, the odd sunny spells possible mainly afternoon, a few light showers, mainly later in the evening. Southeasterlies.
Highs: 18 – 19

Marlborough & Nelson

Mostly sunny, Marlborough has some cloud especially morning and night. Easterlies for Marlborough, afternoon northerlies for Nelson.
Highs: 19 – 21


Mostly sunny, afternoon clouds inland about the ranges, perhaps an isolated shower close to the main divide. Cloud thickens overnight for most. East to northeasterly winds freshen then ease later in the day.
Highs: 18 – 25

West Coast
Mostly sunny, isolated showers develop about the ranges in the afternoon then clearing later on. Light winds tend west to southwest in the afternoon.
Highs: 19 – 26

Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with developing high cloud, thickening and lowering later in the day for coastal areas. Central Otago has a few isolated showers develop, a few may be heavy then clearing later on. Light winds, east to northeasterly winds for coastal Otago.
Highs: 19 – 25


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