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Wednesday night’s national forecast

An unsettled system lies over the country at present. Mostly affecting central eastern parts of both islands however we are starting to see low pressure about the upper North Island bringing in isolated showers for some which could be heavy. This will be a trend over the following days.

Clear areas and a few clouds about, light winds. There may be a few isolated showers about inland areas this evening then clearing.
Tonight’s Lows: 14-16


Clear spells with light winds, chance of an isolated shower in the south this evening then clearing. Light winds.
Tonight’s Low: 16

Bay Of Plenty

Cloudy with the odd shower, light winds.
Tonight’s Low: 17

Waikato & Central North Island

Mostly cloudy, isolated showers about some heavy with possible
thunderstorms then easing later. Light winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 13-14

Eastern North Island

Patchy rain or showers, southerly winds
Tonight’s Lows: 14-16

Western North Island

Fairly cloudy with southeasterly winds, the odd shower about.
Tonight’s Lows: 14-15


Periods of rain with cool southerlies.
Tonight’s Low: 13


Occasional rain eases overnight, perhaps clearing at times. Light
Tonight’s Low: 14


Cloudy with rain, easing a little overnight. Light winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 11-12


Cloudy with south to southeasterly winds, drizzle north of around Rakaia
with rain north of Amberley. Rain north of Amberley eases overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 10-11

West Coast

Areas of high cloud, light winds. Some rain inland and north of
Tonight’s Lows: 11-12

Coastal Otago

Mostly cloudy skies, light winds tend easterly overnight. Chance of a
drizzle patch otherwise dry.
Tonight’s Low: 9

Central Otago

Clear skies with some high cloud, low cloud possible overnight. Light
Tonight’s Low: 5


Periods of cloud develop this evening, light winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 6-7

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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