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Warmer conditions move in to the South Island

Windier conditions might not be everyones cup of tea but the new wind flow has helped bump temperatures across the South Island’s east coast, as predicted by

From Nelson to Blenheim and down to Dunedin most centres are around 13 or 14 degrees this hour.

Inland, where it’s been very cold lately, centres are in the double digits with Wanaka and Gore on 12 and Queenstown on 11.

Gusty nor’westers have moved into Southland and will spread north tonight, reaching the North Island tomorrow.


Homepage image:  A wind blown tree – Joanne Ottey


Ken Ring on 27/07/2010 11:37pm

Phil, are you aware that on the same page you have articles
“Winds move into NI, cooler again in SI”, and “Warmer conditions move into the SI”..?

WW Forecast Team on 28/07/2010 12:21am

Well clearly the stories are two different days – the first one, on Monday, talks about warmer winds in the SI on that day… the second story, published the next day (Tuesday) talks of colder sou’westers moving back in.

– WeatherWatch

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