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Wednesday night’s national forecast

A front moves over the upper South Island and onto the North Island this evening / overnight, with it comes showers with a few heavy falls possible in western regions. Cold temperatures tonight for inland South Island areas as skies clear up and a ridge extending out from an anticyclone in the Tasman Sea moves in.

Auckland & Northland
Showers, some heavy then clearing overnight as westerlies change southwest. Showers clearing Northland tomorrow morning.
Tonight’s Lows: 11-12

Bay Of Plenty

Cloudy periods with the odd shower possible, some overnight rain then
clearing as westerlies change southwest.
Tonight’s Lows: 11-12

Waikato & Central North Island

Showers (some heavy) with westerly winds, clearing overnight with a
southwest change.
Tonight’s Lows: 6-7

Eastern North Island

High cloud with west to northwest winds, a southwest change moves into the
Wairarapa later this evening bringing showers then further north
Tonight’s Lows: 8-9

Western North Island

Showers (some heavy about Taranaki) with northwesterly winds, showers clear
overnight with a southwest change.
Tonight’s Lows: 7-8


Cloudy periods with strong north to northwesterly winds, some brief rain
mid to late evening with a southerly change then clearing. Cloud breaks
Tonight’s Low: 8-9


Any remaining showers clear this evening as winds change southwest. Skies
becoming clear by midnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 4-5


Showers about southern and coastal Marlborough clear later this evening,
elsewhere mainly dry and clear with west to southwest winds easing overnight.
Tonight’s Low: 2-3


Showers ease this evening then clear by midnight, southwesterlies
Tonight’s Low: 2

West Coast

Mainly clear skies with southwesterlies easing overnight. Cloud increases
about Fiordland overnight with showers there towards dawn.
Tonight’s Lows: 5-7

Coastal Otago

Skies becoming mainly clear this evening, westerly winds ease
Tonight’s Lows: 4-5

Central Otago

Mainly clear skies with southwesterlies easing this evening.
Tonight’s Lows: 0-1


Showers with brisk westerlies, showers easing and mostly clearing this
evening. Winds tend northwest overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 5-6

Homepage image / Zelda Wynn 

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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