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Wednesday night’s national forecast

Fairly settled over the country tonight due to a ridge of high pressure, a front moves onto the lower South Island later this evening and overnight however bringing rain to the south and west, showers out east.

Auckland & Northland
Mainly clear skies with south to southwest breezes easing this evening, a
few clouds may move into the west overnight. Northeasterlies about Northland’s
east coast east this evening.
Tonight’s Lows: 12-15

Central North Island, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty

Mainly clear skies, west to southwest breezes ease this evening with light
winds overnight. Northerlies about the Bay Of Plenty ease this evening.
Tonight’s Lows: 9-14

Eastern North Island

Mainly clear skies, east to northeast breezes ease later this evening.
Light winds overnight with some high cloud moving into the Wairarapa.
Tonight’s Lows: 11-12

Western North Island

Mainly clear skies with westerlies easing this evening, light northerlies
overnight. About Taranaki expect mainly clear skies too, brisk westerlies ease
there this evening and tend southwest overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 11-13


Mainly clear skies with northerly breezes, some high cloud overnight.
Tonight’s Low: 15


Mainly clear skies with northerlies easing later this evening, light winds
tend southwest overnight.
Tonight’s Low: 14


Some high cloud with easterlies near the coast easing this evening,
northerlies elsewhere
Tonight’s Low: 13


Areas of high cloud with easterly breezes easing this evening, light winds
Tonight’s Lows: 12-13

West Coast

Cloudy spells with west to southwest breezes, rain moves into Fiordland
this evening with a few heavy falls possible. Drizzle may develop further north
Tonight’s Low: 13


High cloud with westerlies inland, easterly breezes near the coast ease.
Overnight winds change southerly with rain or showers.
Tonight’s Lows: 10-12


High cloud with northwesterlies, a late evening southerly change brings
rain which clears before dawn tomorrow.
Tonight’s Low: 11

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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