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Wednesday night’s national forecast

A west to southwesterly airflow lies over the country again tonight, showers for many in the west of both islands and the far south of the South Island. Showers intensify in the west of the South Island later this evening as a front moves through, the odd shower moves up the east coast overnight.

Auckland & Northland
Cloudy periods with the odd shower, brisk west to southwest winds easing this evening. Mainly dry about eastern Northland
Tonight’s Lows: 9-12

Bay Of Plenty
Mainly clear skies with breezy westerlies easing this evening.
Tonight’s Lows: 8-9

Waikato & Central North Island

Periods of cloud with the odd shower, breezy westerlies.
Tonight’s Lows: 6-9

Eastern North Island

Mainly clear skies with westerly winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 8-10

Western North Island

Cloudy periods with the odd shower, west to northwest winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 10-11


Clear spells with breezy northwesterlies developing this evening.
Tonight’s Lows: 9-10


Mainly clear skies with westerly winds, some cloud overnight..
Tonight’s Low: 7


Mainly clear skies with westerly winds, some high cloud overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 5


Clear spells and some cloud with light winds, a change to southwesterlies
around midnight brings increasing cloud and a few showers.
Tonight’s Lows: 3-4

West Coast

Periods of rain with westerly winds, a change to southwesterlies overnight
with rain easing to showers.
Tonight’s Low: 7

Coastal Otago

Winds change southwest bringing a few showers, chance of small hail
Tonight’s Low: 5

Central Otago

Cloudy periods with the odd shower, a few snow flurries lower to 700m
overnight. Cold west to southwest winds.
Tonight’s Low: 1


Showers with small hail and strong cold westerly winds, snow flurries lower
to 500m overnight.
Tonight’s Low: 4

Homepage image / Chris Johnson 

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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