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Tuesday’s national forecast – Mainly settled today

A high pressure system lies over New Zealand today bringing mainly settled weather, late evening showers for Southland as a front moves in.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny with southerly winds tending southwest in the afternoon. Afternoon sea breezes for Bay Of Plenty.
Highs: 23-25

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Any morning cloud breaks away then mostly sunny with a touch of high cloud, light winds.
Highs: 18-23

Eastern North Island

Showers clear Hawkes Bay around midday then further north by evening. Sun increases from the south during the day. South to southwesterly winds die out later in the day.
Highs: 20-22


Morning cloud clears then mostly sunny, perhaps a touch of high cloud. Light winds tend to the north in the afternoon.
Highs: 19-22

Marlborough & Nelson

Any morning cloud clears then mostly sunny, some high cloud. North to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 20-23


Mostly sunny with some high cloud, a warm afternoon about some inland basins. East to northeasterly winds across the plains.
Highs: 19-27

West Coast

Mostly sunny, some mid and high cloud at times. Evening cloud thickens about Fiordland with late showers. Southwesterly winds.
Highs: 20-26

Southland & Otago
A mix of sun and cloud for Southland, late evening showers. Otago has morning cloud then mostly sunny. Warmer afternoon temperatures inland. Westerly quarter winds, afternoon easterlies for coastal Otago.
Highs: 22-26


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