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Wednesday night’s national forecast

A southwesterly airflow lies over the country tonight, showers gradually ease for many in the South Island this evening and overnight. Eastern and northeastern parts of the North Island remain dry while showers pepper the west coast.

Bay Of Islands
Mainly clear skies overnight with west to southwest breezes.
Tonight’s Lows: 13-14

Auckland & Northland

Areas of cloud, the odd shower at times especially in the west. Tomorrow
morning showers may become heavy about Auckland. Westerly breezes.
Tonight’s Lows: 13-15

Central North Island, Lake Taupo,
Waikato & Bay Of Plenty

Cloudy spells with the odd shower at times, mainly in the west of the
Waikato and Central North Island. Towards dawn tomorrow morning showers may
become heavy about the Waikato. The Bay Of Plenty has mainly clear skies this
evening and overnight. Westerly winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 10-14

Eastern North Island

Mainly clear skies with west to northwesterly winds although there may be
an evening shower for the Hawkes Bay. Showers, some heavy move into the
Wairarapa this evening as southerlies freshen then showers move further north
towards dawn tomorrow morning.
Tonight’s Lows: 12-14

Western North Island

Cloudy spells with the showers at times for some, dry areas too. Westerly
winds. Later this evening or overnight winds change southerly with showers more
likely, especially Palmerston North southwards.
Tonight’s Lows: 11-12


Showers develop this evening, possibly heavy with thunderstorms then easing
overnight. Brisk southerly change.
Tonight’s Low: 12

Nelson & Kateriteri

Clear spells, isolated showers about to which clear later this evening or
overnight. South to southeasterly winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 11-12


Showers, some heavy with thunderstorms. Winds change southerly later this
evening and showers clear overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 10-11


Mostly cloudy, heavy showers inland ease this evening while a few showers
develop this evening more nearer the coast. Cool southwesterly winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 9-10

West Coast

Showers a few of which may be heavy clear later this evening, light winds
tend easterly or southeasterly overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 9-10

Coastal Otago

Mostly cloudy with the odd shower, breezy southwesterlies.
Tonight’s Low: 9

Central Otago

Any remaining showers clearing overnight, clear spells start to develop
too. Cool south to southwesterly winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 6-7


The odd shower gradually clearing overnight, cool with southwesterly
Tonight’s Low: 8

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By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


Diana on 8/01/2014 7:23am

Weather Watch.. Come on where has our summer gone?  when are we going to get some decent weather instead of this crap rain, rain after cloudy skys and more rain…


Please tell us, when we will get the summer we had last year.. .and the Farmers… dont be greedy.. when its winter store your water for summer.. Stop your winding  .. bring on the decent weather .. what summer is made of .  thanks

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