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Tuesday’s national forecast – Strong SE eases for many (+8 maps)

A gusty southeasterly airflow over the North Island gradually eases today, mainly in the south. Mainly settled for the South Island due to high pressure.

Any showers this morning Banks Peninsula northwards for the eastern South Island clear. The North Island sees showers in the east, mainly dry in the west apart from Coromandel through to eastern Northland which sees showers.

Light winds today for the South Island, blustery southeasterlies further north start to ease from the south.

Please refer to your local, hourly, 10 day forecast for more details.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mostly cloudy day although some sun will break through from afternoon Auckland southwards. Showers at times about Coromandel through to eastern Northland. Breezy southeasterly winds, strong about eastern coastal areas.
Highs: 16-18

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning cloud then increasing sunny areas, there may be a shower about southern Taranaki and the Central North Island in the morning then clearing into the afternoon. Breezy southeasterlies, strong about Taranaki in the morning then gradually easing.
Highs: 10-16

Eastern North Island

A cloudy day with showers and fresh southeasterlies, drying up about Wairarapa in the evening. Gisborne may see rain at times especially morning.
Highs: 12-15


A few morning showers then sunny spells develop from afternoon, fresh southeasterlies gradually ease during the day.
Highs: 12-14

Marlborough & Nelson

Marlborough sees a few light morning showers then sunny spells develop from afternoon, Nelson has a sunny day. Southeasterlies die away in the evening.
Highs: 11-13


Sunny however Banks Peninsula northwards may see morning cloud, perhaps even a light shower then clearing to mostly sunny weather in the afternoon. Light winds inland, east to northeast winds pick up a little after midday near the coast.
Highs: 8-11

West Coast

Sunny, southeasterlies ease in the morning.
Highs: 12-14

Southland & Otago
Sunny after a frosty start, there may be some high cloud later in the day. Light winds for most, afternoon northeasterlies for coastal Otago.
Highs: 8-10

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