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Weather Headlines for Friday – Hot weather, Cody and big swells coming

No significant rainfall till TC Cody

No significant rainfall is expected in New Zealand till what will be Ex TC Cody moves in. Coromandel and Bay Of Plenty to a lesser extent then the eastern North Island to a greater extent look to be hardest hit, perhaps some heavy rain may fall for northeastern parts of the South Island too as this depression slips southeastwards.

MSLP / Rain map Monday 17th January 4:00pm –
This is the forecast track map for the current (or recently downgraded) tropical cyclone issued by Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre Wellington (TCWC Wellington).

She’s hot!

Temperatures today and on Saturday get into the late twenties about the Waikato then on Sunday and Monday Southland and Central Otago gets hot. Everywhere is hot next week on Tuesday. Finally the 19th / 20th January sees a cool down move through starting in the south.

Map shows: Maximum Temperature (°c) in the afternoon of the day shown.
GFS model data provided by NOAA.

Heavy swells start arriving in the far north later today

Heavy swells coming out of TC Cody arrive in the far north later today. Sunday and especially into Monday sees very large swells for northeastern parts of the North Island.

Swell map Friday 14th January 10:00pm –
Swell map Monday 17th January 1:00pm –


Peter Thomas Langer on 13/01/2022 8:58pm

so a place like gisborne is going to have half its yearly rainfall in 2 months well a place like katikati that hasnt had much rain in jan for 4 years wont get much doesnt seem very logical

God on 14/01/2022 5:47am

My bad Peter, I’ll reschedule 👍

shay on 14/01/2022 9:00pm

Underrated comment 😂😂

God on 14/01/2022 10:34pm

Honestly Shay, Peter is right, Aristotle always says my logic is a bit iffy at times. I’ll work on it as my new years resolution!

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