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Tuesday’s national forecast – More rain for the eastern North Island

A southerly airflow continues to lie over the North Island today with wet weather in the east and drier conditions out west. The South Island is mainly settled with high pressure.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny, some cloud may push through for a time in the afternoon bringing the risk of a shower especially Waikato and Bay Of Plenty. South to southwesterly winds.
Highs: 23-26

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly cloudy in the east, risk of a shower otherwise mainly dry. Further west like Taranaki conditions are mostly sunny. Southeasterly winds.
Highs: 17-23

Eastern North Island

Cloudy with showers, rain north of about Napier, easing evening. Southerly winds.
Highs: 19-21


Cloudy areas, chance of a light shower mainly later in the day or overnight. Southerly winds.
Highs: 17-22

Marlborough & Nelson

Mostly sunny with low cloud or fog possible morning and night, some high cloud during the day. Afternoon easterlies for Marlborough, northerlies for Nelson.
Highs: 19-21


Some sun and high cloud, mid level cloud thickens up during the morning south of Banks Peninsula with light southerlies then some makes it’s way a bit further northwards during the afternoon. Winds tend easterly north of Banks Peninsula.
Highs: 17-21

West Coast

Some cloud right on the coastal fringe especially morning and night, sun at times. Further inland there may be morning fog then some sun with high cloud. Light winds tend southwest in the afternoon.
Highs: 20-25

Southland & Otago
Mostly cloudy, a few light showers possible mainly about the coast. Sun may break through in the afternoon. The lakes district has sunnier weather with cloud morning and night, high cloud during the day. Light winds.
Highs: 18-21


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